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17 Events That Had More People At Them Than Trump's Inauguration

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According to researchers cited by the New York Times, it is estimated that "about 160,000 people attended Trump's inauguration."

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Which, if true, means Trump's inauguration had less people than...

1. The Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 Championship parade

Over 1.3 million people.
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Over 1.3 million people.

2. The Indianapolis 500

300,000 people.
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300,000 people.

3. New York Comic Con

180,000 people attended last year.
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180,000 people attended last year.

4. Blockbuster Rock Fest '97

Over 380,000 came out to see Bush, No Doubt, Counting Crows, Matchbox Twenty, Third Eye Blind, Jewel and Sugar Ray.
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Over 380,000 came out to see Bush, No Doubt, Counting Crows, Matchbox Twenty, Third Eye Blind, Jewel and Sugar Ray.

5. The entire yearlong attendance of the Chinese Baseball League

It exists and it has more than 1.3 million spectators.
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It exists and it has more than 1.3 million spectators.

6. Justin Bieber live in Mexico in 2012

300,000 people came out to see the Biebs.
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300,000 people came out to see the Biebs.

7. The 94th Annual Durham Fair

A beautiful day to watch the Durham Fair Talent Show, happening now at Center Stage!

Over 200,000 came out to the fair in 2013.

8. The Canadian International AutoShow

An average of 300,000 people visit Canada's wonderful auto shows.
Mike Cassese / Reuters

An average of 300,000 people visit Canada's wonderful auto shows.

9. The Boston Red Sox 2004 victory parade

Three million fans came out.
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Three million fans came out.

10. Rod Stewart live in Brazil in 1994

Over 4 million people.
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Over 4 million people.

11. The Folsom Street Fair, the world's largest gathering of leather daddies:

Suns out, guns out. Or in the case of #FolsomStreetFair, a lot more 🍆 🙃 https://t.co/tJ57cBk81f

400,000 come out (and hopefully put on some sunscreen) for it.

12. Earth Day in 1990

Over 1.5 million people spent the day in Central Park according to organizers.
Chaideer Mahyuddin / AFP / Getty Images

Over 1.5 million people spent the day in Central Park according to organizers.

13. The FirstLight Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade held in El Paso, Texas

Sun Bowl Parade 2014: @ElPasoElectric 's Donkey Kong inspired float with Mario and Mario Karts making an appearance

Upwards of 260,000 watched the floats roll by.

14. The San Francisco Pride Parade, 2013

Over 1.5 million.
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Over 1.5 million.

15. The total number of people that went to furry conventions over the last five years:

That's over 250,000.
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That's over 250,000.

16. Two and a half WrestleManias

That's how many WrestleManias it'd take it match Trump's number.
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That's how many WrestleManias it'd take it match Trump's number.

17. And the Women's March, held the very next day

Reports of almost 500,000 in DC alone.
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Reports of almost 500,000 in DC alone.

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