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  1. The computer scientist, Dennis Ritchie—the creator of the C programming language, and an important Unix contributor—died on 12 October 2011, exactly a week after Steve Jobs. News of the former's death was largely overshadowed by that of the latter's.

  2. Mason and Slidell secretly left from the blockaded Charleston on October 12 and headed south to Havana, Cuba where they then boarded the British ship the RMS Trent.

  3. In 1933 he was elected a member of the Academie des sciences and on October 12, 1944 he was elected to the Academie francaise.

  4. 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.

  5. During the second battle on October 7th, 1777 the British force was 6,600 strong and the American force was more than 12,000 strong.

  6. Acheson died on October 12, 1971 of a stroke at his home in Sandy Spring, Maryland at the age of seventy-eight. He was buried in Washington, D.C.

  7. He surrendered to the Army on October 12, 1872 and was allowed to retire to the Chiricahua Reservation in New Mexico.

  8. The statue was completed in 1931. It officially opened on October 12, 1931.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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The longest snake in captivity is Medusa, a reticulated python owned by Full Moon Productions Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. When measured on 12 October 2011, she was found to be 7.67 m (25 ft 2 in) long.

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.

The simpsons made fun of John Travolta's fading career in an episode that aired October 2nd 1994. Pulp Fiction was released 12 days later.

The First Game On Steam That Wasn't Published By Valve Was "Rag Doll Kung Fu" On October 12, 2005

Samuel Willard, a prominent preacher in the Puritan, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Willard took a scientific approach by studying Elizabeth Knapp, a young woman he believed to be posessed, from October 30, 1671 until January 12, 1672.

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