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  1. On October 23, 1999, BASE jumper and stuntwoman Jan Davis died while making an illegal protest jump from El Capitan intended to demonstrate the safety of BASE jumping at Yosemite National Park, after a ban on BASE jumping in the area regarding safety.

  2. On October 23, 1999, BASE jumper Jan Davis made a protest jump off El Capitan in Yosemite National Park to lift Yosemite's BASE jumping ban. She died in the process. The ban remains intact.

  3. Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs celebrate an ancient festival known as Diwali (or Deepavali) on October 22 and 23. The festival celebrates "the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. "

  4. In 1644 Irish Archbishop James Ussher preformed a series of calculations using the bible as guide and determined the earth was created on October 23, 4004 BC at 9am in the morning.

  5. Speartooth shark is a type of viviparous shark (female gives birth to live sharks). Babies are born from October to December. They are usually 20 to 23 inches long at birth and they can survive in the waters with increased salinity while they are young. Speartooth sharks usually grow 7.5 inches in length per year.

  6. Today is World Standards Day. Except in the US, which celebrates it on 23 October.

  7. On October 23, 1909 Born presented his habilitation thesis on the Thomson model of the atom.

  8. In 2010, Spain held its first national siesta championship. A competition which was started to "save the tradition of the siesta". The competition was held from October 14th through October 23. The winner was awarded €1,000 in cash prize money.

  9. The Miracle Valley Shootout was a confrontation between members of the Christ Miracle Healing Center and Church (CMHCC) and Cochise County law enforcement that occurred in Miracle Valley, Arizona, United States on October 23, 1982.

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