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Oct 2014

 

 

 
1

International Day of Older Persons

Last Steam Trains on London Underground (1961)

First McDonald's Opened in London (1974)

2

Mohandas Gandhi Born (1869)

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

Jeans for Genes

National Badger Day

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

World Animal Day

Crimean War Began (1853)

5

Eid-al-Adha (Muslim)

World Teacher's Day

Start of Jarrow March (1936)

6

World Architecture Day

Thomas Edison Showed First Motion Picture (1889)

President Sadat of Egypt Assassinated (1981)

7

Captain Cook Reached New Zealand (1769)

Physicist Niels Bohr Born (1885)

U.S. Launched Air Strikes Against Taleban in Afghanistan (2001)

8

Sukkot (Jewish Harvest Festival) Begins at Sundown

Croatia Declared Independence from Yugoslav Federation (1991)

9

World Post Day

World Sight Day

Musician John Lennon Born (1940)

Che Guevara Shot Dead (1967)

10

World Mental Health Day

King Tut's Treasures Discovered (1924)

Pac-Man Arcade Game Released (1979)

Millennium Wheel Lifted Upright (1999)

11

International Day of the Girl

First Staffed Apollo Mission Launched (1968)

Tudor Ship Mary Rose Raised (1982)

12

World Arthritis Day

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

Boer War Began (1899)

13

Greenwich Adopted as Universal Time Meridian of Longitude (1884)

14

Battle of Hastings Fought (1066)

Winnie-the-Pooh First Published (1926)

Martin Luther King Jr. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1964)

15

Nelson Mandela Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1993)

16

Simchat Torah (Jewish Festival) Begins at Sundown

World Food Day

Cuban Missile Crisis Began (1962)

John Paul II Elected Pope (1978)

Morning After the Great Storm in SE England (1987)

17

Mother Teresa Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1979)

18

Black Olympians Suspended for Protest (1968)

19

Largest Mass of Gold Discovered (1872)

20

Sir Christopher Wren Born (1632)

21

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Born (1772)

Battle of Trafalgar (Trafalgar Day) (1805)

Chemist Alfred Nobel Born (1833)

Thomas Edison Invented Light Bulb (1879)

22

First Recorded Eclipse of the Sun Seen in China (2137 BC)

International Stammering Awareness Day

First Parachute Jump from Balloon (1797)

23

Diwali (Hindu Festival)

Auld Alliance Signed (1295)

Battle of Edgehill (1842)

UN General Assembly First Convened (1946)

24

Pavarana (Buddhist Festival)

First Football Club Formed (Sheffield FC) (1857)

First Transcontinental Telegraph Line Completed (1861)

Concorde's Last Commercial Flight (2003)

25

Microwave Oven Debuted (1955)

26

British Summer Time Ends

Death of King Alfred the Great (899)

New Globe Theatre Opened (1989)

27

Nylon Debuted (1938)

28

First Lord Mayor's Show in London (1215)

Cuban Missile Crisis Ended (1962)

29

International Red Cross Founded (1863)

Franco's Dictatorship Ended (1975)

30

War of the Worlds Broadcast (1938)

31

Halloween

Bug Busting Day

 


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