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October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)EventMost of the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 came into force in the United Kingdom.
October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)DeathChris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (born in 1965)
October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)DeathHarry Lee, Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (born in 1932)
October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)DeathAl Oerter, American track and field athlete (born in 1936)
October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)DeathNed Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (born in 1931)
October 1st, 2007 (October 01 2007)DeathRonnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (born in 1928)
October 1st, 2006 (October 01 2006)DeathJerald Tanner, American religious activist (born in 1938)
October 1st, 2006 (October 01 2006)DeathAndre Viger, French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (born in 1952)
October 1st, 2005 (October 01 2005)EventBombing kills 23 people in Bali.
October 1st, 2004 (October 01 2004)EventBaseball: Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki gets his 258th hit of the season, breaking George Sisler s 84-year-old single-season record.
October 1st, 2004 (October 01 2004)DeathRichard Avedon, American photographer (born in 1923)
October 1st, 2004 (October 01 2004)DeathBruce Palmer, Canadian musician (Buffalo Springfield) (born in 1946)
October 1st, 2002 (October 01 2002)DeathWalter Annenberg, American publisher and philanthropist (born in 1908)
October 1st, 2001 (October 01 2001)DeathGuy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (born in 1921)
October 1st, 2001 (October 01 2001)DeathKathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (born in 1919)
October 1st, 2000 (October 01 2000)DeathRobert Allen, American pianist and songwriter (born in 1928)
October 1st, 2000 (October 01 2000)DeathReginald Kray, British gangster (born in 1933)
October 1st, 1998 (October 01 1998)EventVladimir Putin became a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.Vladimir Putin Quotes
October 1st, 1998 (October 01 1998)DeathPauline Julien, French Canadian singer (born in 1928)
October 1st, 1997 (October 01 1997)DeathJerome H. Lemelson, American inventor (born in 1923)
October 1st, 1996 (October 01 1996)DeathPat McGeown, Provisional Irish Republican Army member (born in 1956)
October 1st, 1994 (October 01 1994)EventPalau gains independence from the United Nations trusteeship administered by the United States of America.
October 1st, 1994 (October 01 1994)DeathPaul Lorenzen, German philosopher (born in 1915) Philo Quotes
October 1st, 1992 (October 01 1992)DeathPetra Kelly, German politician (born in 1947)
October 1st, 1991 (October 01 1991)EventNew Zealand s Resource Management Act 1991 commences.
October 1st, 1990 (October 01 1990)BirthCharlie McDonnell, British YouTube Personality
October 1st, 1990 (October 01 1990)DeathCurtis LeMay, American Air Force general (born in 1906)Curtis LeMay Quotes
October 1st, 1989 (October 01 1989)EventDenmark: World s first legal modern same-sex civil union called "registered partnership"
October 1st, 1988 (October 01 1988)BirthCariba Heine, Australian actress
October 1st, 1988 (October 01 1988)DeathSacheverell Sitwell, English writer (born in 1897)
October 1st, 1987 (October 01 1987)EventThe Whittier Narrows earthquake shook the San Gabriel Valley, registering as a magnitude 5.9.
October 1st, 1986 (October 01 1986)BirthJurnee Smollett, American actress
October 1st, 1986 (October 01 1986)BirthSayaka, Japanese singer
October 1st, 1986 (October 01 1986)BirthRicardo Vaz Te, Portuguese footballer
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)EventThe Israeli air force bombs PLO Headquarters in Tunis.
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)BirthRyo Miyamori, Japanese singer
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)BirthNazimuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi cricketer
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)BirthRevazi Zintiridis, Greek judoka
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)BirthTim Deasy, English footballer
October 1st, 1985 (October 01 1985)DeathE. B. White, American author (born in 1899)
October 1st, 1984 (October 01 1984)BirthMatt Cain, American baseball player
October 1st, 1984 (October 01 1984)BirthDaniel Guillen, Spanish footballer
October 1st, 1984 (October 01 1984)DeathWalter Alston, American baseball player and manager (born in 1911)
October 1st, 1983 (October 01 1983)BirthMirko Vucinic, Montenegrin footballer
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)EventHelmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)EventEPCOT Center opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.Walt Disney Quotes
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)EventSony launches the first consumer compact disc player (model CDP-101).
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)BirthHaruna Babangida, Nigerian footballer
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)BirthHarry Lawrence, Bath born Entrepreneur
October 1st, 1982 (October 01 1982)BirthSandra Oxenryd, Swedish singer
October 1st, 1981 (October 01 1981)BirthJulio Baptista, Brazilian footballer
October 1st, 1981 (October 01 1981)BirthJohnny Oduya, Swedish ice hockey player
October 1st, 1981 (October 01 1981)BirthArnau Riera, Spanish footballer
October 1st, 1979 (October 01 1979)EventThe United States returns sovereignty of the Panama canal to Panama.
October 1st, 1979 (October 01 1979)BirthCameron Bruce, Australian rules footballer
October 1st, 1979 (October 01 1979)BirthRudi Johnson, American football player
October 1st, 1979 (October 01 1979)BirthGilberto Martinez, Costa Rican footballer
October 1st, 1979 (October 01 1979)BirthMarko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union footballer
October 1st, 1978 (October 01 1978)EventTuvalu gains independence from the United Kingdom.
October 1st, 1978 (October 01 1978)EventThe Voltaic Revolutionary Communist Party is founded.
October 1st, 1978 (October 01 1978)BirthAndrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaverAndrew Jackson Quotes
October 1st, 1978 (October 01 1978)BirthLeticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
October 1st, 1977 (October 01 1977)BirthJeffrey van Hooydonk, Belgian race car driver
October 1st, 1976 (October 01 1976)BirthAntonio Roybal, American painter and sculptor
October 1st, 1976 (October 01 1976)BirthDenis Gauthier, Canadian hockey player
October 1st, 1976 (October 01 1976)BirthDora Venter, Hungarian pornographic film actress
October 1st, 1976 (October 01 1976)BirthUmit Karan, Turkish footballer
October 1st, 1975 (October 01 1975)EventThe Seychelles gain internal self-government. The Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands and take the name Tuvalu.
October 1st, 1975 (October 01 1975)EventThrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.Muhammad Ali Quotes
October 1st, 1975 (October 01 1975)BirthChulpan Khamatova, Russian actress
October 1st, 1975 (October 01 1975)BirthZoltan Sebescen, German footballer
October 1st, 1975 (October 01 1975)DeathAl Jackson, American drummer (Booker T. & the M.G. s) (born in 1935)
October 1st, 1974 (October 01 1974)BirthMats Lindgren, Swedish ice hockey player
October 1st, 1974 (October 01 1974)BirthKeith Duffy, Irish singer (Boyzone) and actor
October 1st, 1974 (October 01 1974)BirthChristian Borle, American actor
October 1st, 1974 (October 01 1974)DeathSpyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (born in 1901)
October 1st, 1973 (October 01 1973)BirthJana Henke, German swimmer
October 1st, 1973 (October 01 1973)BirthRachid Chekhemani, French runner
October 1st, 1973 (October 01 1973)BirthJohn Thomson, American baseball player
October 1st, 1971 (October 01 1971)EventWalt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida, United States.Walt Disney Quotes
October 1st, 1971 (October 01 1971)BirthAndrew O Keefe, Australian television personality
October 1st, 1970 (October 01 1970)BirthGam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
October 1st, 1970 (October 01 1970)BirthSimon Davey, Barnsley football manager
October 1st, 1970 (October 01 1970)BirthAlexei Zhamnov, Russian ice hockey player
October 1st, 1970 (October 01 1970)DeathRaoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (born in 1893)
October 1st, 1969 (October 01 1969)EventThe Concorde supersonic transport plane breaks the sound barrier for the first time.
October 1st, 1969 (October 01 1969)BirthIgor Ulanov, Russian hockey player
October 1st, 1969 (October 01 1969)BirthOri Kaplan, Israeli jazz musician
October 1st, 1968 (October 01 1968)EventThe Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).
October 1st, 1968 (October 01 1968)BirthJon Guenther, American author
October 1st, 1968 (October 01 1968)BirthRob Collard, British racing driver
October 1st, 1967 (October 01 1967)BirthScott Young, American ice hockey player
October 1st, 1967 (October 01 1967)BirthMike Pringle, American football player
October 1st, 1966 (October 01 1966)EventWest Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatal injuries and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.
October 1st, 1966 (October 01 1966)BirthChristopher Titus, American actor/comedian
October 1st, 1966 (October 01 1966)BirthGeorge Weah, Liberian politician and footballer
October 1st, 1966 (October 01 1966)BirthCuco Ziganda, Spanish footballer
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)EventApostasia of 1965, a political move in Greece designed to overthrow the Prime Minister, George Papandreou.
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)EventGeneral Suharto crushes an attempted coup in Indonesia.
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)BirthAndreas Keller, German field hockey player
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)BirthCindy Margolis, American model and spokesmodel
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)BirthCliff Ronning, Canadian ice hockey player
October 1st, 1965 (October 01 1965)BirthTed King, American Actor
October 1st, 1964 (October 01 1964)EventThe Free Speech Movement is launched on the campus of University of California, Berkeley.
October 1st, 1964 (October 01 1964)EventJapanese Shinkansen ("bullet trains") begin high-speed rail service from Tokyo to Osaka.
October 1st, 1964 (October 01 1964)BirthHarry Hill, British comedian
October 1st, 1964 (October 01 1964)BirthMax Matsuura, Japanese record producer
October 1st, 1964 (October 01 1964)BirthJonathan Sarfati, Australian-born chess player, scientist, and author
October 1st, 1963 (October 01 1963)BirthJean-Denis Deletraz, Swiss race car driver
October 1st, 1963 (October 01 1963)BirthMark McGwire, American baseball player
October 1st, 1962 (October 01 1962)BirthEsai Morales, American actor
October 1st, 1962 (October 01 1962)BirthPaul Walsh, English footballer
October 1st, 1961 (October 01 1961)EventEast and West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon.
October 1st, 1961 (October 01 1961)EventBaseball: Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees engage in an epic battle to break Babe Ruth s single season home run record of 60 in 1927. Maris ends up hitting his 61st against the Boston Red Sox, passing RuthBabe Ruth Quotes
October 1st, 1961 (October 01 1961)BirthGary Ablett, Australian rules footballer
October 1st, 1961 (October 01 1961)BirthRobert Rey, Brazilian-American plastic surgeon and television personality
October 1st, 1960 (October 01 1960)EventNigeria gains independence from the United Kingdom.
October 1st, 1959 (October 01 1959)BirthYoussou N Dour, Senegalese singer
October 1st, 1958 (October 01 1958)EventNASA created to replace NACA.
October 1st, 1958 (October 01 1958)BirthMasato Nakamura, Japanese musician
October 1st, 1958 (October 01 1958)DeathRobert Falk, Russian painter (born in 1886)
October 1st, 1957 (October 01 1957)EventFirst appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.
October 1st, 1957 (October 01 1957)BirthStelios Mainas, Greek actor
October 1st, 1956 (October 01 1956)BirthTheresa May, British politician
October 1st, 1955 (October 01 1955)BirthDusko Tadic, Bosnian Serb
October 1st, 1955 (October 01 1955)BirthHoward Hewett, R & B Singer
October 1st, 1955 (October 01 1955)DeathCharles Christie, American film studio owner (born in 1880)
October 1st, 1954 (October 01 1954)BirthMartin Strel, Slovenian swimmer
October 1st, 1953 (October 01 1953)BirthJohn Hegley, British poet
October 1st, 1953 (October 01 1953)BirthPete Falcone, American baseball player
October 1st, 1953 (October 01 1953)BirthGrete Waitz, Norwegian athlete
October 1st, 1952 (October 01 1952)BirthJacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey coach and executive
October 1st, 1950 (October 01 1950)BirthRandy Quaid, American actor
October 1st, 1950 (October 01 1950)BirthJeane Manson, American singer and actress
October 1st, 1949 (October 01 1949)EventThe People s Republic of China is declared by Mao Zedong. Mao Zedong Quotes
October 1st, 1949 (October 01 1949)BirthIsaac Bonewits, American author
October 1st, 1948 (October 01 1948)BirthCub Koda, American singer (Brownsville Station) (died in 2000)
October 1st, 1947 (October 01 1947)EventThe F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.
October 1st, 1947 (October 01 1947)BirthAaron Ciechanover, Israeli biologist
October 1st, 1947 (October 01 1947)BirthStephen Collins, American actor
October 1st, 1947 (October 01 1947)BirthAdriano Tilgher, Italian politician
October 1st, 1947 (October 01 1947)BirthMariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue) (died in 2006)
October 1st, 1946 (October 01 1946)EventNazi leaders sentenced at Nuremberg Trials.
October 1st, 1946 (October 01 1946)EventMensa International is founded in the United Kingdom.
October 1st, 1946 (October 01 1946)BirthTim O Brien, American writer
October 1st, 1945 (October 01 1945)BirthRod Carew, Panamanian-born baseball player
October 1st, 1945 (October 01 1945)BirthDonny Hathaway, American soul musician and composer (died in 1979)
October 1st, 1945 (October 01 1945)BirthEllen McIlwaine, American singer/songwriter
October 1st, 1945 (October 01 1945)BirthSpider Sabich, American skier (died in 1976)
October 1st, 1943 (October 01 1943)EventWorld War II: Naples falls to Allied soldiers.
October 1st, 1943 (October 01 1943)BirthJean-Jacques Annaud, French film director
October 1st, 1943 (October 01 1943)BirthAngele Arsenault, Canadian singer and songwriter
October 1st, 1943 (October 01 1943)BirthJerry Martini, American saxophonist (Sly & the Family Stone)
October 1st, 1942 (October 01 1942)EventUSS Grouper torpedoes Lisbon Maru not knowing she was carrying British PoWs from Hong Kong
October 1st, 1942 (October 01 1942)EventFirst flight of the Bell XP-59 "Aircomet".
October 1st, 1942 (October 01 1942)BirthJean-Pierre Jabouille, French race car driver
October 1st, 1942 (October 01 1942)DeathAnts Piip, Estonian Prime Minister (born in 1884)
October 1st, 1940 (October 01 1940)EventThe Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
October 1st, 1939 (October 01 1939)EventAfter a one-month Siege of Warsaw, hostile forces entered the city.
October 1st, 1939 (October 01 1939)BirthGeorge Archer, American golfer (died in 2005)
October 1st, 1939 (October 01 1939)BirthGeoffrey Whitehead, English actor
October 1st, 1938 (October 01 1938)EventGermany annexes the Sudetenland.
October 1st, 1936 (October 01 1936)EventFrancisco Franco is named head of the Nationalist government of Spain.
October 1st, 1936 (October 01 1936)BirthDuncan Edwards, English footballer (died in 1958)
October 1st, 1936 (October 01 1936)BirthStella Stevens, American actress
October 1st, 1935 (October 01 1935)BirthDame Julie Andrews, British actress and singer
October 1st, 1932 (October 01 1932)BirthAlbert Collins, American guitarist (died in 1993)
October 1st, 1931 (October 01 1931)EventThe George Washington Bridge linking New Jersey and New York opens.George Washington Quotes
October 1st, 1931 (October 01 1931)EventThe second (and current) Waldorf-Astoria Hotel is opened in New York.
October 1st, 1931 (October 01 1931)BirthSylvano Bussotti, Italian composer
October 1st, 1930 (October 01 1930)BirthFrank Gardner, Australian racing driver
October 1st, 1930 (October 01 1930)BirthSir Richard Harris, Irish actor (died in 2002)
October 1st, 1930 (October 01 1930)BirthNaimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
October 1st, 1930 (October 01 1930)BirthPhilippe Noiret, French actor (died in 2006)
October 1st, 1929 (October 01 1929)DeathAntoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (born in 1861)
October 1st, 1928 (October 01 1928)EventThe Soviet Union introduces its First Five-Year Plan.
October 1st, 1928 (October 01 1928)BirthLaurence Harvey, Lithuanian-born actor (died in 1973)
October 1st, 1928 (October 01 1928)BirthGeorge Peppard, American actor (died in 1994)
October 1st, 1928 (October 01 1928)BirthWilly Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (died in 1969)
October 1st, 1927 (October 01 1927)BirthTom Bosley, American actor
October 1st, 1927 (October 01 1927)BirthSandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
October 1st, 1926 (October 01 1926)EventAn oil field accident cost aviator Wiley Post his left eye, but he used the settlement money to buy his first aircraft.
October 1st, 1926 (October 01 1926)BirthRoger Williams, American pianistRoger Williams Quotes
October 1st, 1925 (October 01 1925)BirthBob Boyd, American baseball player (died in 2004)
October 1st, 1924 (October 01 1924)BirthJimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States, recipient of the Nobel Peace PrizeJimmy Carter Quotes
October 1st, 1924 (October 01 1924)BirthWilliam Rehnquist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States (died in 2005)William Rehnquist Quotes
October 1st, 1921 (October 01 1921)BirthJames Whitmore, American actor
October 1st, 1920 (October 01 1920)EventSir Percy Cox landed in Basra to assume his responsibilities as high commissioner in Iraq.
October 1st, 1920 (October 01 1920)BirthWalter Matthau, American actor (died in 2000)
October 1st, 1918 (October 01 1918)EventWorld War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence (a/k/a "Lawrence of Arabia") capture Damascus.
October 1st, 1914 (October 01 1914)BirthDaniel J. Boorstin, American historian, writer, and Librarian of Congress (died in 2004)Daniel J. Boorstin Quotes
October 1st, 1913 (October 01 1913)DeathEugene O Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (born in 1827)
October 1st, 1910 (October 01 1910)EventLos Angeles Times bombing: A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, California, killing 21.
October 1st, 1910 (October 01 1910)BirthFritz Koberle, Austrian-born physician (died in 1983)
October 1st, 1910 (October 01 1910)BirthJose Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (died in 1998)
October 1st, 1910 (October 01 1910)BirthBonnie Parker, American outlaw (died in 1934)
October 1st, 1909 (October 01 1909)BirthMaurice Bardeche, French fascist, (died in 1998)
October 1st, 1909 (October 01 1909)BirthSam Yorty, Mayor of Los Angeles (died in 1998)
October 1st, 1908 (October 01 1908)EventFord puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825.
October 1st, 1905 (October 01 1905)EventFrantisek Pavlik is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leos Janacek to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.Leos Janacek Quotes
October 1st, 1904 (October 01 1904)BirthOtto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (died in 1979)
October 1st, 1904 (October 01 1904)BirthA.K. Gopalan, Indian communist leader (died in 1977)
October 1st, 1903 (October 01 1903)EventBaseball: The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series.
October 1st, 1903 (October 01 1903)BirthVladimir Horowitz, Ukrainian-American pianist (died in 1989)
October 1st, 1901 (October 01 1901)DeathAbdur Rahman Khan, Afghan amir
October 1st, 1900 (October 01 1900)BirthTom Goddard, English cricketer (died in 1966)
October 1st, 1899 (October 01 1899)BirthErnest Haycox, American writer (died in 1950)
October 1st, 1898 (October 01 1898)EventCzar Nikolay II expels Jews from major Russian cities.
October 1st, 1898 (October 01 1898)EventThe Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.
October 1st, 1896 (October 01 1896)BirthLiaquat Ali Khan, first Prime Minister of Pakistan (died in 1951)
October 1st, 1896 (October 01 1896)BirthTed Healy, American actor and comedian (died in 1937)
October 1st, 1894 (October 01 1894)EventFirst meeting of The Owl Club of Cape Town.
October 1st, 1893 (October 01 1893)BirthCliff Friend, American songwriter (died in 1974)
October 1st, 1893 (October 01 1893)BirthYip Man, Martial Arts Master d.(1972) Martial Quotes
October 1st, 1891 (October 01 1891)EventIn the U.S. state of California, Stanford University opens its doors.
October 1st, 1890 (October 01 1890)EventThe Yosemite National Park and the Yellowstone National Park are established by the U.S. Congress.
October 1st, 1890 (October 01 1890)BirthStanley Holloway, British actor (died in 1982)
October 1st, 1887 (October 01 1887)EventBalochistan conquered by the British Empire.
October 1st, 1885 (October 01 1885)BirthLouis Untermeyer, American author (died in 1977)
October 1st, 1881 (October 01 1881)BirthWilliam Boeing, American engineer (died in 1956)
October 1st, 1880 (October 01 1880)EventJohn Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Corps Band.
October 1st, 1880 (October 01 1880)EventFirst electric lamp factory opened by Thomas Edison.
October 1st, 1878 (October 01 1878)BirthOthmar Spann, Austrian philosopher and economist (died in 1950) Philo Quotes
October 1st, 1876 (October 01 1876)DeathJames Lick, California land baron (born in 1796)
October 1st, 1869 (October 01 1869)EventAustria issues the world s first postcards.
October 1st, 1865 (October 01 1865)BirthPaul Dukas, French composer (died in 1935)
October 1st, 1864 (October 01 1864)DeathRose Greenhow, American Confederate spy (born in 1817)
October 1st, 1854 (October 01 1854)EventThe watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American System of Watch Manufacturing.
October 1st, 1847 (October 01 1847)EventGerman inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske.
October 1st, 1843 (October 01 1843)EventNews of the World began publication in London.
October 1st, 1842 (October 01 1842)BirthCharles Cros, French poet and inventor (died in 1888)
October 1st, 1838 (October 01 1838)DeathCharles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (born in 1768)
October 1st, 1837 (October 01 1837)DeathRobert Clark, American politician (born in 1777)
October 1st, 1835 (October 01 1835)BirthAdam Politzer, Austrian physician (died in 1920)
October 1st, 1829 (October 01 1829)EventSouth African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.
October 1st, 1827 (October 01 1827)EventThe Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
October 1st, 1814 (October 01 1814)EventOpening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe s political map after the defeat of Napoleon the previous spring.
October 1st, 1811 (October 01 1811)EventThe first steamboat to sail the Mississippi River arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana.
October 1st, 1800 (October 01 1800)EventSpain cedes Louisiana to France via the Treaty of San Ildefonso.
October 1st, 1800 (October 01 1800)BirthLars Levi Laestadius, Swedish-born botanist and founder of Laestadianism (died in 1861)
October 1st, 1795 (October 01 1795)EventBelgium is conquered by France.
October 1st, 1791 (October 01 1791)EventFirst session of the French Legislative Assembly.
October 1st, 1791 (October 01 1791)BirthSergei Aksakov, Russian writer (died in 1859)
October 1st, 1787 (October 01 1787)EventRussians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
October 1st, 1771 (October 01 1771)BirthPierre Baillot, French violinist and composer (died in 1842)
October 1st, 1768 (October 01 1768)DeathRobert Simson, Scottish mathematician (born in 1687)
October 1st, 1760 (October 01 1760)BirthWilliam Thomas Beckford, English writer and politician (died in 1844)
October 1st, 1730 (October 01 1730)BirthRichard Stockton, American attorney, signer of the Declaration of Independence (died in 1781)
October 1st, 1708 (October 01 1708)DeathJohn Blow, British composer (born in 1649)
October 1st, 1693 (October 01 1693)DeathPedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (born in 1619)
October 1st, 1691 (October 01 1691)BirthArthur Onslow, English politician (died in 1768)
October 1st, 1685 (October 01 1685)BirthCharles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (died in 1740)Holy Roman Emperor Charles V Quotes
October 1st, 1684 (October 01 1684)DeathPierre Corneille, French author (born in 1606)Pierre Corneille Quotes
October 1st, 1671 (October 01 1671)BirthGuido Grandi, Italian mathematician (died in 1742)
October 1st, 1644 (October 01 1644)BirthAlessandro Stradella, Italian composer (died in 1682)
October 1st, 1620 (October 01 1620)BirthNicolaes Pieterszoon Berchem, Dutch painter (died in 1683)
October 1st, 1609 (October 01 1609)DeathGianmatteo Asola, Italian composer
October 1st, 1588 (October 01 1588)DeathBlessed Edward James, Catholic martyr
October 1st, 1578 (October 01 1578)DeathDon John of Austria, military leader (born in 1547)
October 1st, 1577 (October 01 1577)BirthFidelis of Sigmaringen, Swiss friar, martyr, and saint (died in 1622)
October 1st, 1574 (October 01 1574)DeathMarten Jacobszoon Heemskerk van Veen, Dutch painter (born in 1498)
October 1st, 1570 (October 01 1570)DeathFrans Floris, Flemish painter (born in 1520)
October 1st, 1567 (October 01 1567)DeathPietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (born in 1508)
October 1st, 1540 (October 01 1540)BirthJohann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (died in 1617)
October 1st, 1507 (October 01 1507)BirthGiacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (died in 1573)
October 1st, 1500 (October 01 1500)DeathJohn Alcock, English Catholic bishop
October 1st, 1499 (October 01 1499)DeathMarsilio Ficino, Italian philosopher (born in 1433) Philo Quotes
October 1st, 1404 (October 01 1404)DeathPope Boniface IX (born in 1356)
October 1st, 1310 (October 01 1310)DeathBeatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon (born in 1257)
October 1st, 1207 (October 01 1207)BirthKing Henry III of England (died in 1272)
October 1st, 1189 (October 01 1189)EventGerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar since 1184, is killed in the Siege of Acre.
October 1st, 1189 (October 01 1189)DeathGerard de Ridefort, grandmaster of the Knights Templar
October 1st, 1040 (October 01 1040)DeathAlan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (born in 997)
October 1st, 0959 (October 01 0959)EventEdgar the Peaceable becomes king of all England.
October 1st, 0959 (October 01 0959)DeathKing Edwy of England
October 1st, 0911 (October 01 0911)EventDuring a siege in Constantinople, the Theotokos appeared at the church in Blachernae holding her veil over the praying faithful, among them St. Andrew of Constantinople.
October 1st, 0331 (October 01 0331)EventAlexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela. Alexander the Great Quotes

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