11 Strange But Totally Real World Records Held By Maryland

Almost everyone has owned one of those uniquely colorful and weird Guinness World Records books at one time or another. But did you know that quite a few of those strange records were performed right here in the Old Line State? From foods of epic proportions to mind-boggling feats of the human body, here are 11 strange but totally real world records held by Maryland.

  1. Largest Human Mattress Dominoes
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Aaron’s, Inc conquered this fun feat with 1,200 participants at the National Harbor on March 22, 2016. The fact that they completed this on the first try is truly epic.

11. Largest Curve in a Sword Swallowed

Dai Andrews swallowed a sword at the Blue Thunder Festival in Baltimore on September 12, 2009. The sword had a curvature of 120 degrees. The above video may make your throat scratchy.

Fascinating! Click here to see a few more records held by Maryland. For fun facts about the Free State, check out these 12 facts you may not have known about Maryland. It never hurts to brush up on quirky trivia. 🙂