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  1. The cause of death of famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe is believed to be from a bladder infection after politeness kept him from excusing himself to use the bathroom during a royal banquet in October 1601, causing his bladder to rupture.He died 11 days later.

  2. The Apollo 11 rock presented to Ireland was accidentally discarded in a landfill known as the Dunsink Landfill in October 1977 following a fire that consumed the Meridian room library at the Dublin Dunsink Observatory where the rock was displayed.

  3. 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.

  4. Carlin hosted the premiere broadcast of NBC's Saturday Night Live, on October 11, 1975, the only episode to date in which the host did not appear (at his request) in sketches.

  5. Bart Gets An F" is the highest rated episode of The Simpsons. 33.6 million viewers tuned in during its original airing on October 11, 1990.

  6. The Royal Canadian Legion stipulates that the poppy should be worn on the left, close to the heart. It should be worn from the last day of October until November 11th, at 11:00am. The Legion suggests it should then be placed at a cenotaph as opposed to being thrown away.

  7. 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.

  8. On the 30th of October, 1961, at 11:32 Moscow Time, the nuclear bomb Tsar Bomba was detonated but prior to that had to be nerfed from 100 megatons to 57 megatons to prevent nuclear fallout above populated Soviet terrorities.

  9. In 1968, Veterans Day was originally changed to the fourth Monday in October by President LBJ. It was changed back to November 11 in 1975 by President Gerald Ford.

  10. Donald A. Gorske (USA) consumed his 26,000th McDonald’s Big Mac on 11 October 2012, in his fortieth year of eating Big Macs on a daily basis.

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October 5th is Teachers" Day in 20 countries. February 28th is Teachers" Day in 11 countries.

Donald A. Gorske consumed his 26,000th McDonald's Big Mac on October 11, 2012 — after 40 years of eating Big Macs on a daily basis.

Depending on where you are in Australia, you will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's birthday on either June 11, September 24, or October 1. This is despite the fact that the Queen's actual birthday is April 21

Twenty-Slave Law, passed by the Confederate Congress on October 11, 1862, during the American Civil War (1861–1865), created an exemption to military conscription for the owners of twenty or more slaves.

A study conducted in 2004 suggested that more Americans were killed in automobile accidents from October through December 2001 from driving long distances (out of fear of flying) than the total number of passengers killed on the four fatal flights of September 11, 2001.

After entering an express elevator at approximately 11:00 p.m. on October 15, 1999, Nicholas White, became trapped after a brief power dip caused the elevator to stop between the 13th and 14th floors. White was not rescued until nearly 41 hours later.

The BBC plan to give away the computer free to every year 7 (11- and 12-year old) child in Britain starting from October 2015

On October 30,1961 the single most physically powerful device ever created or used by mankind was detonated at 11:32am. That thermonuclear bomb is known as the Tsar Bomba.

On October 11, 2015 a group of fireman in Prahan (Melbourne, Australia) were able to rescue a cat that was stuck in a tree approximately 10 metres high.

Only two countries USSR and Mongolia recognized the country of Tuvan on August 14, 1921. It was later annexed by the Soviets on October 11, 1944

On October 11, 1910, a plane piloted by Arch Hoxsey carried Theodore Roosevelt, making Roosevelt the first US President to ride in an airplane.

The cause of death of famous Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe is believed to be from a bladder infection after politeness kept him from excusing himself to use the bathroom during a royal banquet in October 1601, causing his bladder to rupture.He died 11 days later.

Famous astronomer Tycho Brahe didn’t want to excuse himself to use the bathroom during a royal banquet in October 1601, fearing it would be impolite. As a result he got a kidney infection, causing a burst bladder 11 days later and his eventual death.

The Dot-com bubble which occurred on March 11, 2000 actually lasted until October 9, 2002.

In most of the world, 11 days of October 1582 never happened. During the year 1582, Pope Gregory XIII introduced the calendar we use today, the Gregorian Calendar. He ruled that after the day of October 4, 1582, the next day would be October 15th.

Jews have calculated the timing of the creation of the Earth to be incredibly specific: Monday, October 7, 3761 BCE at 11:11:20PM.

In October 11 1976, Public Law 94-479 was passed promoting George Washington to the rank of General Of The Armies making it so nobody else can ever outrank him.

There have been 2117 Saturdays since the airing of the first SNL episode (October 11, 1975)

A study conducted in 2004 suggested that as a result of opting to drive long distances rather than fly, more Americans were killed in automobile accidents from October through December 2001 than were killed aboard the four fatal flights of September 11, 2001.

Wal-Mart had 11 stock splits since going public from October 1970 to March 1999. If you owned 100 shares in 1970, by 1999 those would have turned into 204,800. Wow.

Jews have calculated the exact time of the creation of the Earth with incredible specificity: Sunday, October 7, 3761 BCE at 11:11:20PM.