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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 10. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is October 10 so important!

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Top 10 October 10 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. A Manhattan high school only three blocks away from the World Trade Center resumed classes on October 9, 2001. More than 10 years later, many grads suffer breathing problems that they believe are related to 9/11

  2. Howie Hubler, a Morgan Stanley bond trader, is responsible for the biggest loss on a trade in history: $9 billion in 2007 during the housing market collapse. He was given the option to resign instead of being fired in October 2007, receiving $10 million in back pay upon his departure.

  3. Jeff Bezos made $6.24 billion in 5 minutes on October 10, 2017.

  4. 32 men from the single Kenyan Kalenjin tribe ran under 2:10 in the marathon in October 2011 alone; by comparison only 17 American men had done so in all of history to that point

  5. The 2010 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Richard F. Heck died October 10 2015 after being refused treatment at a Manila private hospital because he had no money

  6. Only 17 Americans in history have run a marathon in under 2:10:00. 32 members of the Kalenjin people accomplished that feat in October of 2011 alone.

  7. In October 2009, Nokia filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming it infringed 10 of its patents. Apple responded with a countersuit of 11 patent infringements. Apple went on to say that other companies must compete by inventing their own technology, not stealing others.

  8. On October 10, 1855 he was made a fellow Trinity College and was asked to lecture on hydrostatics and optics.

  9. Gray catbird migrates to the south at the beginning of September or October. Gray catbirds usually travel in flocks of 10 to 15 birds during the night.

  10. Mangosteen tree starts to bear fruit 7 to 10 years after planting. It produces fruit two times per year. Depending on the age of tree, mangosteen can produce from 200 to 3.000 fruit per season (older trees produce more fruit). Mangosteen is available in the supermarkets around the world from June to October.

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The dates between October 4th, 1582 and October 15th, 1582 do not exist. 10 days were skipped when the Gregorian calendar was implemented to resolve discrepancies between the tropical(solar) year and the Julian calendar.

Disneyworld opened on October 1st, 1971, to approximately 10,000 visitors.

George Samuel Hurst invented the first resistive touchscreen who received US patent 3,911,215 on October 7, 1975. and produced the first version in 1982. 10 years before the first smart phone came out.

In 1984 Congress passed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which required states to raise the minimum age to purchase alcohol to 21 by October 1986 or lose 10% of their federal highway funds.

Female lays 10 to 20 leathery eggs during the summer. Babies emerge from the eggs usually during the autumn (between August and October). They are 8 to 12 inches long and need to fend for themselves from the moment of birth.

The Buffy the Vampire Slayer canon has continued through comics, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 & 10, the latter of which is ending later this month. Season 11 is set to publish in October.

The world record for the most number of non-stoppush-ups is 10,507 by Minoru Yoshida of Japan, which was achieved in October 1980, breaking the record of 7,650 by Henry C. Marshal (USA) from 1977.

At 10:07 am PDT on October 3, 1995, when OJ Simpson was acquitted of murder on both counts so much work stopped to pay attention to the verdict that it cost an estimated $480 million in lost productivity.

The fifth through the 14th of October in the year 1582 never existed. They were skipped over to adjust for the 10 days difference between calendar and reality that the previously-used Julian calendar had caused, and to transition to the modern Gregorian calendar.

The Nayirah testimony, a false testimony given before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on October 10, 1990 by a 15-year-old girl who provided only her first name, Nayirah. Her testimony has come to be regarded as a classic example of modern atrocity propaganda.

In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII decreed that 10 days be skipped in October so that the next Easter would fall on March 21st, the Spring Equinox, thus creating the Gregorian Calendar which we follow today.

April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

The largest mass hangings in US history was committed in Gainsville,TX in October 1862, against suspected Union sympathizers. 42 people were hung. The Judge and 7 of the 12 jurors were all slaveholders in a county that was 10% slaveholding. A simple majority vote was needed to convict.

On October 10, 1911, a revolt broke out against China's Qing Dynasty. This event, now called the Wuchang Uprising and celebrated as Double Ten Day, was the catalyst that started the Xinhai Revolution. Thousands of years of Emperors ended and China became a Republic

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

On October 10, 1911, Chinese revolutionaries shot the first gun during an uprising against the Qing regime. On the second day, the revolutionary army set up the first Republic of China government at Wuchang. It took two months for the Qing dynasty to fall apart

In 1582 countries that adopted the Gregorian calendar skipped 10 days (Thursday, October 4 was followed by Friday, October 15)

In Mexico City on October 2nd, 1968, 10 days before the opening for the Summer Olympics, hundreds of political protesters were killed by the Mexican Army and it's still remembered as the Tlatelolco Massacre

October 10, 2006 was declared "Tom Cruise Day" in Japan because he has made more trips to Japan than any other Hollywood star.

In October 1582, 10 calendar days were skipped in order to move the equinox to the 21st of March and September, as it had slowly slipped backwards to the 10th due to a flaw in the Julian calendar.

If you purchased a can of Red Bull between January 1, 2002 and October 3, 2014 you may be entitled to a cash payment of $10 or free Red Bull products from a class action settlement.

John McTiernan director of Die Hard, Predator, The Hunt for Red October and others, went to jail for 10 months for perjury and lying to FBI about wiretapping his coproducer and went bankrupt after that

Airbus had a similar problem to the 737 Max on their A330/A340. On Quantas flight 72 in October 2008 the built-in "protections" in the software triggered 10 degrees nose-down pitches after altitude data was mislabeled as AOA Data. Airbus subsequently modified their software.