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  1. There is a three-digit-code on every egg carton that indicates the date of packaging, starting with January 1 as 001 and ending with December 31 as 365

  2. The Voyager 1 is still alive and well. In December of last year, it used its rockets to maneuver for the first time in 37 years

  3. In Korea babies are considered 1 year old from birth and everyone ages on New Years Day. This means that in Korea a baby born on December 31st is already two years old by January 1st.

  4. An unusual dry period led to low river levels in the Rhine in December 2011 exposing a 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) blockbuster bomb in the riverbed near Koblenz. 45,000 people needed to be evacuated as it was defused.

  5. On December 13, 1977, the entire University of Evansville basketball team was killed in a plane crash, except 1 member who did not make the flight. 2 weeks later, that member was killed by a drunk driver, leaving no sole survivor of the 1977 basketball team

  6. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  7. About Longplayer, a composition comprised of six short pieces of music designed to play without repetition for 1,000 years. It began playing at midnight on 31 December 1999. Its permanent home is Trinity Bouy Wharf in London, and it can be streamed online.

  8. In December of 1994, Tim Allen had the #1 TV Show, #1 Movie & #1 Best Selling Book on the NYT all at the same time...

  9. On 8 December 2005, Mizuho Securities accidentally ended up selling 610,000 stocks of J-Com for ¥1 each, instead of 1 J-Com stock for ¥610,000, and was unable to cancel it due to bad stock exchange programming. The whole ordeal had cost ¥40.7 billion.

  10. James Baldwin died on December 1, 1987, from stomach cancer.

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december 1 fact data chart about 1,105 earthquakes have been felt in Puerto Rico since Decemb
1,105 earthquakes have been felt in Puerto Rico since December 28th. From those, 96 have been felt and 66 have been > 3.5 in magnitude. The island is under a state of emergency.

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About the "year 2038 problem" wich relates to representing time in many digital systems as numbers of seconds passed since 1 January 1970 and storing it as a 32-bit integer. On 19 january 2038 the capacity of 32-bit is reached and the date switches back to 13 December 1901.

At on December 17, 2000, "Can We Fix It?" (Bob the Builder's theme song) overtook "Stan" by Eminem on the UK's Top 100 Singles chart as the #1 song

Lenin and the Communist Party began negotiations with the Central Powers on December 22, 1917.

Mating season is reserved for April and May. Female gives birth to 1-3 cubs in November or December. She takes care of them in a special "maternity dens" for three months. During that time, she doesn"t eat, drink or defecate.

In December 1917 a collision between arms carrying ships off Nova Scotia resulted in the largest non nuclear explosion in human history, carrying the force of 3000 tons of TNT or 270 more powerful than the recent MOAB bomb dropped on Afghanistan, instantly killing 1,600 people.

In the December 1910 UK general election, a candidate won by a majority of just 1 vote.

Facebook's error of friendships existing since Dec. 31, 1969 is a common technology glitch where Unix resets to its epoch date of January 1, 1970, and USA is still in December 31 compared to Greenwich time

The world bench press record was set in December 2013 by Tiny Meeker when he cleanly benched 1,102 lbs. He is also the only person to have ever officially benched over 1,100 lbs.

To determine freshness of eggs, a Julian date or pack-date calendar is printed on the carton. This three-digit code indicates the date of packaging, starting with January 1 as 001 and ending with December 31 as 365.

259 journalists jailed worldwide as of December 1, 2016; 81 were in Turkey, 38 were in China, 25 were in Egypt, 17 were in Eritrea, and 16 in Ethipoia.

You are not allowed to donate blood to other countried if you lived in the UK for over 6 months between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 1996.

On December 5, 2018, Los Angeles County held its annual interfaith ceremony for 1,457 unclaimed dead (cremated in 2015 and buried en masse earlier that week). There were about 200 attendees.

The Year 2038 problem, where systems that wrap their UNIX time counters and storing it as 32-bit signed integer will reach its maximum capacity (2,147,483,647 seconds after 1 January 1970), the number will wrap around to become -2147483647 and will mean 13 December 1901 on these systems

On 20 December 1984 a 13-trailer goods train carrying over 1,000,000 litres of petrol derailed in a tunnel in Yorkshire, causing a fire that lasted two days; there were no casualties among the train's crew or the fire services responding to the incident

Teletubbies say "Eh-oh!"', A remix of the Teletubbies theme tune, was a double-platinum hit single in the UK. It topped the charts in December 1997, sparking a race to Christmas #1 with the Spice Girls' "Too Much".

Ludendorff died of liver cancer in Munich on December 20, 1937 at the age of seventy-two. He was given a state funeral by Hitler and buried in Tutzing, Bavaria, Germany.

Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan, born 1. December 2001, temporarily left school at the age of 8 due to being bullied by her classmates.

People in Bhutan turn 1 year old on January 1st, irrespective of their birth dates, due to administrative purposes. Also Bhutanese believe they are 1 year old by default when they are born. So a child born on 31st of december will automatically turn 2 year old the very next day.

Jem Finer of The Pogues composed "Longplayer" - a piece of music that is designed to last for one thousand years. It started to play on 1 January 2000, and if all goes as planned, it will continue without repetition until 31 December 2999. It will restart on that date.

The largest pizza to win the Guinness World Record was named “Ottavia” after the first Roman emperor Octavian Augustus, it had a total surface area of 1,261.65 m² (13,580.28 ft²) and was prepared by NIP food in Rome, Italy on December 13th 2012. It was also 100% gluten free.

George Clooney owned a pet pig named Max for 18 years. Max died December 1, 2006

PSY's music video Gangnam Style hit 1 billion views on December 21st, 2012 - the day the world was supposed to end.

The The second millennium was a period of time that began on January 1, 1001 of the Julian calendar and ended on December 31, 2000 of the Gregorian calendar. It did not end on December 31, 1999.

In 45 BC the New Year was moved from March 1 to January 1. But it was abolished making December 25 as the beginning of the New Year. Then it was changed to March 25. Between 1582 and 1752 there where two calendars. Gregorian then replaced the Julian Calendar and Jan 1 became the legal New Year.

Russia recognizes 1 December as the start of winter