What’s So Special About 44?

nor21In obvious terms, 44 (forty-four) is the natural number following 43 and preceding 45.

In mathematics, forty-four is a happy number.

In the world of sports, forty-four is the retired numbers for former baseball players Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey and Reggie Jackson; the number is sometimes considered to be a “hitter’s number”.

The code for international direct dial phone calls to the United Kingdom is 44. Our bestest of political allies.

Vicks Formula 44 is a cough suppressant.

And today, the number 44 has a new meaning not just for Americans, but for everyone around the world looking for a better day. Today the man we have pledged our loyalty to, the man who we have placed our hopeless hope in, the man who we believe can lead our nation best as humanly possible has just been sworn in.

Barack H. Obama is now our 44th President.

God bless America and our world.

He's kind of a big deal...

He's kind of a big deal...

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