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GIMPS has discovered a new largest known prime number: 2^{82589933}1 (24,862,048 digits) The year the first President of the United States (George Washington) took office. The French mathematician AugustinLouis Cauchy (17891857) was born with the French Revolution. [Luhn] Seventeen 89's followed by eightynine 17's is a prime of palindromic length. [De Geest] The year Baptist minister Elijah Craig established a still in Georgetown, Kentucky, and began producing America's first bourbon whiskey from a base of corn. The largest emirp formed from the sum of two digits followed from a concatenation of these digits. [Loungrides] Statehood for North Carolina occurred in an emirp year (1789). [Green] Consider the concatenation of the first 1789 positive even integers (i.e., 2468101214...357435763578). Half of this number is a 6604digit probable prime. [Sumpeloh]
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