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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

Leader Mohandas Gandhi's Birthday (1869)

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

Frank Robinson Became First Black Baseball Manager (1974)

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

Sputnik I Launched into Orbit (1957)

5

Child Health Day

World Teacher's Day

6

Thomas Edison Showed First Motion Picture (1889)

7

Carbon Paper Patented (1806)

Physicist Niels Bohr's Birthday (1885)

8

Great Fire of Chicago Started (1871)

9

Leif Erikson Day

Washington Monument Opened (1888)

Musician 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

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday (1884)

First Staffed Apollo Mission Launched (1968)

12

Columbus Day

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

USS Cole Attacked (2000)

13

Cornerstone of White House Laid (1792)

14

National Fossil Day

Battle of Hastings Fought (1066)

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

15

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 the Eradication of Poverty

Astronaut 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)

20

Senate Ratified Louisiana Purchase (1803)

21

Apple Day

Chemist Alfred Nobel's Birthday (1833)

Thomas Edison Invented Light bulb (1879)

22

National Nut Day

First Parachute Jump from Balloon (1797)

23

Ashura

Women's Suffrage March, NYC (1915)

Soccer Star Pelé's Birthday (1940)

Apple's iPod Unveiled (2006)

24

Make a Difference Day

United Nations Day

First Transcontinental Telegraph Line Completed (1861)

25

Artist Pablo 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)

Stateswoman 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

Pres. John Adams's Birthday (1735)

Poet 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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