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Top 10 February 10 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Jeff Skilling, former CEO of Enron, cut a deal with the DOJ that resulted in 10 years being cut from his sentence. He is due to be released next year, February 2019.

  2. J Dilla died on February 10, 2006, three days after his 32nd birthday and the release of his final album *Donuts*. To honor his nephew's legacy, Dilla's uncle Herman Hayes, opened a J Dilla inspired donut shop in Detroit in 2016. It sold out three times in its first day.

  3. In Oxford, England on February, 10 1355, a dispute between 2 Oxford students and a Tavern Keeper over the quality of his drinks escalated into the St Scholastica Day riot between Oxford students and locals citizens where 63 students and 30 locals were killed.

  4. "la bougie du sapeur", a french newspaper that's only published on February 29th. It has only 10 issues so far. They also have a sunday edition which only comes out on 29th Feb sundays (roughtly every 28 years) next one scheduled for 2032. They sell about 200K units

  5. Circular plastic thing that goes in the middle of a pie to prevent the pizza from sticking to the top of the pizza box is called a pizza saver. And it was invented 30 years ago on February 10, 1983 when Carmela Vitale got her patent issued for that piece of plastic.

  6. One person has played the strategy video game Crusader Kings 2 for 10,500 hours (as of February 2015), or 437.5 days. The average player has played it for 99 hours.

  7. In 1972 at the age of 44 Shirley Temple was diagnosed with breast cancer. She survived and lived to the age of 85. She died on February 10, 2014, due to COPD. She was a smoker but hid it from the public.

  8. Males develop forked antlers that consist of 8 to 10 points. They spread up to 4 feet. Antlers are shed each year during February. Almost immediately, new pair of antlers starts to grow.

  9. On 10 February 1795 he was apprenticed to a surgeon in Penzance and developed his life-long interest in chemistry in the apothecary's dispensary.

  10. Haley died of a heart attack on February 10, 1992 in Seattle, Washington at the age of seventy. He was buried in his boyhood home of Henning, Tennessee.

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When he died on February 10, 1878, he was accorded a public funeral - an honor which had never before been bestowed by France on a man of science.

Tom and Jerry were originally called Jasper and Jinx. The cartoon series has a total of 163 episodes and was first released on February 10, 1940. It continued until September 27, 2005.

Red-naped snake is oviparous species (type of snake that lays eggs). Female lays 1 to 10 eggs (usually 3) during the spring or summer. In the warm areas, eggs hatch during January. In the cooler parts of their range, red-naped snakes emerge from eggs during February.

The Roman calendar originally had 10 months - the last month of the year, December, literally means 10th month. The months of January and February were added as part of the reform of the calendar into the Julian calendar, and subsequently the Gregorian calendar as we now know it.

The largest peaceful gathering in recorded history was on February 10, 2013 in Allahabad, India, when 30 MILLION people gathered to bathe for a new moon festival.

In February of 1863, there was a snowball battle amongst rival divisions of Confederate troops in which approximately 10,000 Confederate soldiers participated. It was later described by a participant as "one of the most memorable combats of the war."

YouTube turns 10 Years Old Today (February 14)

Kumbh Mela the "world's largest congregation of religious pilgrims". An estimated 120 million people visited Maha Kumbh Mela in 2013 in Allahabad over a two-month period, including over 30 million on a single day, on 10 February 2013.

The largest peaceful gathering of people in the world was on February 10, 2013, where approximately 30 million people showed up in Allahabad to bathe as part of a Hindu pilgramage

In February 2016, Martin Shkreli offered to purchase Kanye West's album, The Life of Pablo, outright for $10 million, and then unsuccessfully increased his offer to $15 million.