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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 31. 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 31 so important!

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Top 10 October 31 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. October 31, 2017 will be the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther posting the 95 Theses, sparking the Protestant Reformation.

  2. As of October 2017, Gallup polling found that only 31% of Americans identified as Democrat, only 24% identified as Republican, while 42% identified as Independent

  3. The period between October 1st 2014 and the end of September 2015 was the first year in recorded history that the Alaskan Fishing Industry recorded zero deaths. In the 1980s, the industry averaged 31 deaths per year.

  4. Hooker died on October 31, 1879 at the age of sixty-four in New York as the result of chronic health problems at least partially caused by an earlier stroke.

  5. There has been an uninterrupted human presence in space ever since October 31, 2000 when the crew of Expedition 1 went to the International Space Station

  6. Magician Harry Houdini died on Hallowe'en— 89 years ago, on October 31, 1926

  7. Exactly 40 years ago today, 31 October 1975, Queen released “Bohemian Rhapsody”, staying at the top of the UK Singles Chart for nine weeks. In 2012, the song topped the list on a poll in the UK to find "The Nation's Favourite Number One" over 60 years of music. https://goo.gl/BdjXD

  8. The german Code of Criminal Procedure disallows standard house searchings of private premises during the night times which from 1 April to 30 September, the hours from 9pm to 4am and during the period from 1 October to 31 March, the hours from 9pm to 6am in the morning.

  9. On the Isle of Man children sing songs and carry lanterns made from turnips, while adults try to predict the future using ashes from the fire on 31 October during a festival called Hop-tu-Naa