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1

Spain Ceded Louisiana to France (1800)

Henry Ford Introduced the Model T (1908)

Pres. Jimmy Carter's Birthday (1924)

2

Mohandas Gandhi's Birthday (1869)

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

Frank Robinson Became First Black Baseball Manager (1974)

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

Astronomy Day

Sputnik I Launched into Orbit (1957)

5

World Teachers' Day

6

Child Health Day

Thomas Edison Showed First Motion Picture (1889)

7

Carbon Paper Patented (1806)

Niels Bohr's Birthday (1885)

8

Great Fire of Chicago Started (1871)

9

Leif Erikson Day

Washington Monument Opened (1888)

John Lennon's Birthday (1940)

10

U.S. Naval Academy Opened in MD (1845)

King Tut's Treasures Discovered (1924)

Pac-Man Arcade Game Released (1979)

11

International Day of the Girl

Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday (1884)

First Staffed Apollo Mission Launched (1968)

12

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

USS Cole Attacked (2000)

13

Columbus Day

Cornerstone of White House Laid (1792)

14

Battle of Hastings Fought (1066)

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

15

National Fossil Day

White Cane Safety Day

U.S. Dept. of Transportation Created (1966)

Nelson Mandela Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1993)

16

Dictionary Day

World Food Day

Cuban Missile Crisis Began (1962)

17

Black Poetry Day

International Day for Ending Poverty

Mae Jemison's Birthday (1956)

Mother Teresa Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1979)

18

Alaska Purchased from Russia (1867)

Black Olympians Suspended for Protest (1968)

19

Last Major Battle of American Revolution Ended (1781)

Largest Mass of Gold Discovered (1872)

Oct. 19-25

Chemistry Week

20

Senate Ratified Louisiana Purchase (1803)

21

Apple Day

Alfred Nobel's Birthday (1833)

Thomas Edison Invented Light bulb (1879)

22

Nat'l Nut Day

First Parachute Jump from Balloon (1797)

23

Women's Suffrage March, NYC (1915)

Soccer Star Pelé's Birthday (1940)

Apple's iPod Unveiled (2006)

24

United Nations Day

First Transcontinental Telegraph Line Completed (1861)

25

Make a Difference Day

Picasso's Birthday (1881)

Microwave Oven Debuted (1955)

John Steinbeck Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature (1962)

U.S. Invaded Grenada (1983)

26

First Continental Congress Adjourned (1774)

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Birthday (1947)

Two Gray Whales Freed from Ice (1966)

27

Navy Day

Pres. Theodore Roosevelt's Birthday (1858)

First NYC Subway Opened (1904)

Nylon Fabric Debuted (1938)

28

Statue of Liberty Dedicated (1886)

National Prohibition Act Passed (1919)

Cuban Missile Crisis Ended (1962)

29

First Oscar Night (1929)

"Black Tuesday" Stock Market Crashed (1929)

National Organization for Women Founded (1966)

30

John Adam's Birthday (1735)

Ezra Pound's Birthday (1885)

War of the Worlds Broadcast (1938)

31

Halloween

Donner Party Snowbound (1846)

Nevada Day (1864)

Mt. Rushmore Completed (1941)

 


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