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October 2016 Educators' Calendar

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1

International Day of Older Persons

Last Steam Trains on London Underground (1961)

First McDonald's Opened in London (1974)

2

Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

Indian Independence Leader Mohandas Gandhi Born (1869)

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

National Badger Day

World Architecture Day

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

World Animal Day

Crimean War Began (1853)

5

World Teacher's Day

Start of Jarrow March (1936)

6

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

Croatia Declared Independence from Yugoslav Federation (1991)

9

World Post Day

Musician John Lennon Born (1940)

Marxist Revolutionary 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

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

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

World Sight Day

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

The Great Storm (Tornado) in SE England (1987)

Nelson Mandela Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1993)

16

Sukkot (Jewish Harvest Festival) Begins at Sundown

World Food Day

Cuban Missile Crisis Began (1962)

John Paul II Elected Pope (1978)

17

Mother Teresa Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1979)

18

Two U.S. Olympians Suspended for Black Power Salute (1968)

19

Largest Mass of Gold Discovered (1872)

20

Architect Sir Christopher Wren Born (1632)

21

Poet 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

Auld Alliance Signed (1295)

Battle of Edgehill (1842)

UN General Assembly First Convened (1946)

24

Simchat Torah (Jewish Festival) Begins at Sundown

First Football Club Formed (Sheffield FC) (1857)

Concorde's Last Commercial Flight (2003)

25

Microwave Oven Debuted (1955)

26

Death of King Alfred the Great (899)

New Globe Theatre Opened (1989)

27

Nylon Fabric 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

British Summer Time Ends

Diwali (Hindu Festival)

War of the Worlds Broadcast (1938)

31

Halloween

 

 

 

 

 


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