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October 2017


This Day In History  
October 1, 2005: 1st Sudoku Puzzle @ joe-ks.com October 1, 1908: Model T Ford IntroducedOctober 1, 1903: 1st Game of 1st World SeriesOctober 1, 1903: Vacuum Flask PatentOctober 2: Communion DayOctober 2: Rosh HashanahOctober 2: Islamic New YearOctober 2, 1890: (b) Groucho MarxOctober 2, 1608: 1st Telescope DemonstrationOctober 3: Child Health DayOctober 3: Reunification (Germany) October 3, 1951: Shot Heard Round the WorldOctober 3, 1927: 1st Transatlantic Phone CallOctober 3, 1922: 1st Faxed PhotographOctober 4, 1957: Sputnik - 1st Earth Orbiting SatelliteOctober 4, 1537: Matthew Bible Printed - 1st Complete English-language BibleOctober 5: Republic Day (Portugal)October 5, 1974: Dave Kunst - 1st Person to Walk Around WorldOctober 5, 1962: Beatles 1st Single ReleasedOctober 5, 1951: Oral Contraceptive PatentOctober 6: Depression Screening DayOctober 6, 1987: Excel SpreadsheetOctober 6, 1981: Sadat AssassinatedOctober 7, 1955: (b) Yo-Yo MaOctober 7, 1931: (b) Desmond TutuOctober 7, 1931: Infrared PhotographyOctober 7, 1913: 1st Assembly Line (Ford)October 8: Back To Basics DayOctober 8, 1945: Microwave Oven PatentOctober 8, 1871: Chicago FireOctober 9: Clergy Appreciation DayOctober 9: Fire Prevention DayOctober 9: Leif Eriksson DayOctober 9, 1940: (b) John LennonOctober 9, 1835: (b) Saint-SaensOctober 10: Thanksgiving Day (Canada)October 10: Columbus Day (US)October 10: Metric Day (US)October 10, 1865: Billiard Ball PatentOctober 10, 1813: (b) VerdiOctober 11: Yom KippurOctober 11, 1899: Boer WarOctober 11, 1521: Henry VIII Conferred as ‘Defender of the Faith’October 12: National Day (Spain)October 12, 1935: (b) PavarottiOctober 12, 1810: 1st OktoberfestOctober 12, 1492: Bahamas Discovered by ColumbusOctober 13, 1984: 1st Televised 9-Dart Perfect 501 GameOctober 13, 1963: Birth of Beatlemania @ London PalladiumOctober 13, 1935: Ultrasonic Burglar Alarm PatentOctober 13, 1307: 1st Unlucky Friday the 13th for Knights TemplarOctober 14, 1968: 1st Live Telecast From SpaceOctober 14, 1947: Breaking Sound BarrierOctober 14, 1884: Photographic Film PatentOctober 15: Sweetest Day (US)October 15: National Grouch DayOctober 15, 1950: 1st Commercial PagerOctober 16: Full Hunter’s MoonOctober 16: 1st day of SukkotOctober 16: Boss’s DayOctober 16: Ether DayOctober 16, 1846: 1st Use of Anesthesia for SurgeryOctober 17: Sierpinski DayOctober 17: International Day for Eradication of PovertyOctober 17, 1938: (b) Evel KnievelOctober 17, 1931: Al Capone Goes To PrisonOctober 18, 1927: (b) George C. ScottOctober 18, 1907: 1st Wireless Message Across Atlantic (Marconi)October 19: Evaluate Your Life DayOctober 19: In Memory of Ed SchellenbergOctober 19, 2007: 1st We DayOctober 19, 1957: ’Rocket’ Richard - 1st NHLer to Score 500 GoalsOctober 19, 1914: Battle of YpresOctober 19, 1853: 1st Flour Mill in HawaiiOctober 20: Mashujaa DayOctober 20: Get Smart About Credit DayOctober 20, 1973: Sydney Opera House OpenedOctober 20, 1949: Bar Code PatentOctober 20, 1818: U.S. - Canada Border EstablishedOctober 20, 1817: 1st Mississippi ShowboatOctober 21: Trafalgar DayOctober 21: Blackjack DayOctober 21, 1916: Self-Service Supermarket PatentOctober 21, 1833: (b) Alfred NobelOctober 21, 1805: Battle of TrafalgarOctober 22: Make A Difference DayOctober 22: Desmond DayOctober 22, 1962: Cuban Missile CrisisOctober 22, 1951: Velcro PatentOctober 22, 1811: (b) Liszt

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