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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 3. 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 3 so important!

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Top 10 October 3 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The Pony Express only lasted from April 3, 1860 to October 1861, before the telegraph made it obsolete.

  2. On October 19, 1864 Confederate soldiers slipped across the border from Canada and looted and robbed their way through Vermont during the American Civil War. They stole $208,000 or around $3 million in 2014 money

  3. On 3 October 2010 the last payment was made of 69.9 million euro. This is considered to be the last payment by Germany on all known debts resulting from both world wars.

  4. Embryonic development of thorny skates lasts 2.5 to 3 years. Female lays eggs covered with protective case (capsule) that is rectangular shaped and hardened on the corners. Majority of egg capsules are laid in the sand and mud during the May and October.

  5. On this day, October 24, in 2003, Concorde (“The Rocket”) completed its last commercial passenger flight, ending three decades of supersonic travel, landing at Heathrow airport at 1605 BST, after departing New York 3½ hours earlier.

  6. Johnson was elected to serve as Tennessee's governor from October 15, 1853 to November 3, 1857 and served as military governor of the state during the Civil War.

  7. 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.

  8. The seaweed production has declined due to restrictions placed by the National Park. It dropped from 5,800 tonnes to 3,250 tonnes between 1978 and 2003. The seaweed collection season runs from October to March.

  9. 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.

  10. Female lays 5 to 19 eggs usually from September to October. She curls around eggs to provide heat required for incubation. Eggs hatch after 2 to 3 months.

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Raytheon filed a patent on October 8, 1945 for a microwave cooking oven, eventually named the Radarange. In 1947 the first commercially produced microwave oven was about 6 feet tall, weighed about 750 lbs, and cost between $2,000 and $3,000

On October 25th 1884 in game 3 of the 1884 World Series the Providence Grays were given the option to choose which Umpire would officiate, and chose the opposing team, The NY Metropolitans', best pitcher.

Metamorphosis (transformation of tadpole into adult frog) completes in 3 to 5 weeks, usually in September or October. Tadpoles sometimes hibernate before they undergo metamorphosis. Midwife toads reach sexual maturity at the age of 2 to 3 years.

On October 3, 1920, Allie Watt played one game at second base for the Washington Senators, so that, for a brief time, you could say 'What's on second'.

When the Loma Prieta earthquake hit on October 17, 1989, Candlestick Park endured the quake well, and without power the thousands of fans watching Game 3 of The World Series initially had no idea of the catastrophe occurring outside the stadium.

Mating season takes place from June to October. Males build nests where females lay between 3 and 8 eggs. Eggs are greenish-blue in color. Female can use several different nests to deposit her eggs.

During the solar eclipse of October 3, 1986 the maximum totality phase lasted for only 0.2 seconds.

Brett Favre once didn't remember the touchdown play. It was the Giants vs. Packers - October 3, 2004 when he sustained a concussion then came back in and threw a touchdown.

In October of 1994, when The "Order of the Solar Temple" famously began their mass suicide plot, they began with the murder of a 3-Month-Old boy, believed to be the Anti-Christ, whom they stabbed repeatedly with a wooden stake

Taylor Swift Topped the iTunes Canada Chart With A Song That Was Just 8 Seconds of Static Titled "Track 3" in October 2014

The first ever pictures of the dark side of the moon were taken in October 7th, 1959 by the Soviet spacecraft Luna 3

97% of the evidence on the case of John F. Kennedy's assassination has already been released to public. The additional 3% is set to be released on October 26th, 2017, unless the president at the time decides against it.

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.