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October 2016 Educators' Calendar

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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

Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

Leader Mohandas Gandhi's Birthday (1869)

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

Child Health Day

Frank Robinson Became First Black Baseball Manager (1974)

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

Sputnik I Launched into Orbit (1957)

5

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)

10

Columbus Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day

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

King Tut's Treasures Discovered (1924)

Pac-Man Arcade Game Released (1979)

Oct. 10-16

Metric Week

11

Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

International Day of the Girl

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday (1884)

First Staffed Apollo Mission Launched (1968)

12

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

USS Cole Attacked (2000)

13

Cornerstone of White House Laid (1792)

14

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)

Oct. 16-22

Chemistry Week

17

Black Poetry Day

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Astronaut Dr. 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

Make a Difference Day

National 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

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

Read for the Record

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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