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  1. The Japanese bullet train system is equipped with a network of sensitive seismometers. On March 11, 2011, one of the seismometers detected an 8.9 magnitude earthquake 12 seconds before it hit and sent a stop signal to 33 trains. As a result, only one bullet train derailed that day.

  2. When the Brooklyn Bridge opened in 1883, the public doubted the stability of the bridge. Six days later, a pedestrian fell, causing a woman to scream, which led to a stampede that killed 12. Public concern was only dispelled a year later when P.T. Barnum marched 21 elephants across it.

  3. On Saturday night (30 March '12), the Chief of the Israeli Navy gave a surprise order for 3 ships to prepare to leave for a 10-day exercise; the men on the ships worked all night only to learn the next morning (1 April '12) that it was all an April Fool's Day joke.

  4. On March 12 1981, two different comic strips, with the same name and same general idea were published on the same day, one in the USA and the other in the UK, created by two different artists, who had absolutely no knowledge of one another. The comic strip in question is Dennis the Menace.

  5. Female gives birth to 9 to 12 babies usually from March to April. Spiny bush vipers are 6 inches long at birth and have dark green bodies covered in wavy stripes. Young snakes attain adult coloration at the age of 3 to 4 months.

  6. The Kentucky Meat Shower' was an incident that occurred in Bath County on March 3, 1876 where bits of lung tissue, cartilage and muscle fell from the sky over several minutes. Nine days later, on March 12, 1876, red "corpuscles" with a "vegetable" appearance fell over London.

  7. Pregnancy lasts 7 to 8 weeks and ends with 1 to 6 babies (cubs). Most babies are born between January and March. Cubs spend first 8 weeks of their life inside a sett. Young badgers reach sexual maturity at the age of 12 to 18 months.

  8. Females produce offspring every 8 to 12 months. Pregnancy lasts 118 days and ends with 2 to 4 piglets. Babies are born during the dry season, from January to March.

  9. Mating and calving takes place from November to March. Female gives birth every 3rd year. Pregnancy lasts 11 months and ends with one baby. Baby whale is 20 feet long and weighs 2 to 3 tons at birth. It depends on the mother's milk 6 to 7 months. Young whales reach sexual maturity at the age of 6 to 12 years.

  10. Within 24 hours of its release on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had sold 4.7 million copies and by March 12, 2010 it had sold more than 14 million copies.

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On this day, March 12, in 1989, Tim Berners-Lee first proposed "a universal linked information system" to help itinerant academics from across the globe run a complicated particle accelerator. The World Wide Web is born.

In March 1989 an American college student went bar hopping in Mexico, where he was kidnapped by a satanic cult who believed human sacrifice would magically prevent them from arrest and bullets. The student was found dead with 12 others on a ranch owned by a marijuana smuggler.

Holocaust Scholar Yehuda Bauer, best known for his quote: “Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander,” fled his native Czechoslovakia at the age of 12 with his family on March 15, 1939, the day Nazi Germany annexed it.

In 1944 French Ballerina Tranquil LeClercq performed a ballet for a March of Dimes benefit in which she portrayed a ballerina who is struck down by polio and left paralyzed on the floor. 12 years later she contracted Polio on tour in Europe, ending her career.

12,000 Russian troops died of frostbite during the two-week Battle of Lake Naroch in March, 1916.

Malala's blog ended on March 12, 2009. She had returned to school as the Taliban had been permitting girls to return.

Matt Suter of Fordland, Missouri holds the record for the longest-known distance traveled by anyone picked up by a tornado and survive. On March 12, 2006 he was carried 1,307 feet (398 m), 13 feet (4.0 m) shy of one-quarter mile (400 m), according to National Weather Service measurements

The first Black international football(soccer) player played for Scotland V England on the 12 March 1881. He captained the side and they won 6-1