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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 5. 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 5 so important!

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Top 10 October 5 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On October 5, 1892 the Dalton Gang rode into Coffeyville, KS, and attempted two simultaneous bank robberies. Townspeople recognized the outlaws and surrounded the banks. All gang members were shot and killed except for Emmett Dalton, who served 14 yrs in prison and then became a Hollywood writer

  2. Jeff Bezos made $6.24 billion in 5 minutes on October 10, 2017.

  3. A town called Alert. It is so far north, it is night time from October until February, only has a population of 5, and has an average yearly temperature of 0.1°F.

  4. Tom Clancy sold The Hunt for Red October to the Naval Institute Press in 1984 for $5,000

  5. On October 5, 2007, an employee in Japan's Ministry of Agriculture was reprimanded for contributing 260 times to the Gundam Wikipedia article. Ministry official Tsutomu Shimomura noted, “The agriculture ministry is not in charge of Gundam.”

  6. 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.

  7. About Félicette, the first cat to have been launched into space, and the only cat to have survived spaceflight. She was sent into space by France on October 18, 1963. Her mission lasted 13 minutes, reached 152 km (95 miles) above the Earth, and included 5 minutes of weightlessness.

  8. The dates October 5-14, 1582 don't exist

  9. On October 6th, 1931 Al Capone was charged with 22 counts of tax evasion. He was also charged with 5,000 violations of the Prohibition laws.

  10. Botanically speaking, fruit of hawthorn is a berry-like, fleshy pome. Fruit is also known as haw. It contains 1 to 5 seed covered with tough membrane. Fruit is arranged in clusters and it ripens during October and November.

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Majority of females lay 1 to 5 (4 on average) eggs during October. Eggs are light green or olive-brown colored and covered with dark brown spots. Both parents participate in the incubation of eggs during a period of 25 days.

Operation Breakthrough. In October 1988, three gray whales became trapped in pack ice near Point Barrow. With help from the local Barrow community, a 5-ton-hammer dropping helicopter and two USSR ice breakers, a path was cut and two of the whales were thought to have survived.

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.

Cornwallis died from a fever in India on October 5, 1805 at the age of sixty-six. He was interred in a tomb overlooking the Ganges River.

When The Pony Express opened in April 1860, delivering a letter cost $5 ($130 in today's dollars). By the time they closed, two days after the transcontinental telegraph was connected in October 1861, they had reduced the price to $1; but all told, they lost a net of $110,000.

In October 1944 the Spanish Civil War briefly resumed, more than 5 years after the Nationalist victory in 1939, when up to 7000 Republican guerrillas re-invaded from France and captured a number of towns but failed to inspire the anti-Franco uprising that they needed.

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.

Over 5,000 documents on the JFK Assassination will be released this year (October 2017), but docs are still being withheld.

Uber employees have ordered and canceled more than 5,000 rides from rival Lyft since last October (according to data from Lyft)

In October 1980 John Hinckley got within arm's reach of Jimmy Carter at an event in Dayton, Ohio, just 5 months before he shot Ronald Reagan.

The longest-lasting musical performances yet undertaken began on September 5, 2001, with a pause lasting until February 5, 2003. The last note change occurred on October 5, 2013. The next change will not occur until 2020. The performance is scheduled to end on September 5, 2640.

The first record for push-ups was documented by Guinness World Records: 6,006 non-stop push-ups by Charles Linster in 1965, October 5. The record for the most push-ups non-stop was 10,507, set by Minoru Yoshida of Japan in October 1980. *proceeds to merely making 15 pushups*

As of today (October 5, 2015), Buckethead has released 79 albums this year. An average of one every 3.52 days.

In 2006, John Daly revealed that he claims to have lost between US$50 and $60 million over the past 15 years gambling. This includes losing $1.5 million in October 2005, most of it lost on a $5,000 Las Vegas slot machine at Wynn Casino.

On March 3, 2012, AOL ended employment of AIM's development staff while leaving it active and with help support still provided. On October 5, 2017, it was announced that the AIM service will be discontinued on December 15th, 2017.

Between August 2014 and October 2013 Uber employees ordered and cancelled approximately 5,560 Lyft rides

It took Boeing 42 years and 1 month to deliver its 10,000 7series aircraft (October 1958-November 2000) and, 42 years and 5 months for Airbus to achieve the same milestone (May 1974-October 2016).

The longest musical performance in history is currently taking place in Halberstadt, Germany. The performance started on Sept. 5, 2001, and is set to finish in 2640. The last time the note changed was October 2013; the next change isn’t due until 2020.

On 21 October 1966, a coal mining spoil heap liquefied due to having been placed on top of a mountain spring, and collapsed onto the town of Aberfan, Wales, burying houses and the Pantglas primary school, resulting in the deaths of 116 children, 5 teachers, and 23 residents of the town

On October 10, 2017, Jeff Bezos made $6.2 billion in 5 minutes.

Learned that the first known example of what is now called “spam” occurred one evening in 1864 when several British politicians received telegrams from a dentist they didn’t know informing them his office would be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until October.

The first example of what is now known as "spam" was an unsoliticed telegram sent to a group of startled British politicians one evening in May 1864 saying that a local dental practice would be open 10 a.m. to 5 p,m, until October.

The first example of what is now known as "spam" was an unsoliticed telegram sent to a group of startled British politicians one evening in May 1864 saying that a local dental practice would be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until October.

The dates from 5 to 14 october 1582 don't exist due to the change from Julian calendar to Gregorian calendar in most of Europe

The dates from 5 to 14 october 1582 don't exist due to the change from Julian calendar to Gregorian calendar in most of Europe