October 12th is the 285th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day 51 people were killed after a truck veered off of a cliff in Peru; Japan's former Prime Minister Tanaka Kakuei was found guilty of taking a $2 million bribe from the Lockheed Corporation, and a huge forest fire killed 453 people in Minnesota. Famous October 12th birthdays include Luciano Pavarotti and track and field star Marion Jones. Today is National Coaches Day and National Farmers Day.

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