Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1920 Lonny Chapman, Tulsa Okla, actor (Investigator, For the People) on this day in history.
1921 WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting on October - 01.
1921 On October - 01 james Whitmore, White Plains NY, actor (Give 'em Hell Harry)
1922 Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0 on October - 01.
1922 On this day in history hector Campos-Parsi, composer
1924 The birth of Jimmy Carter, Former (39th) US President on October - 01.
1924 Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia) on October - 01.
1924 On this day in history jimmy Earl Carter, Plains Ga, (D) 39th Pres (1977-1981)
1926 Roger Williams, American pianist on October - 01.
1927 On October - 01 tom Bosley, Chicago, actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote)
1927 On October - 01 wilhelm Harteveld, composer, dies at 68
1928 First class at school for enlisted Navy and Marine Corps Radio intercept operators (The "On the roof gang") on this day in history.
1928 On October - 01 leon Vanderstuyft of Belgium bicycled 76 miles 504 yards in 1 hour
1928 On October - 01 george Peppard, Detroit Mich, actor (Banacek, A-Team, Blue Max)
1929 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby league identity on October - 01.
1930 Philippe Noiret, Lille France, actor (Soleil, Les Milles, Il Postino) on October - 01.
1930 Ricardo Drigo, composer, dies at 84 on October - 01.
1931 Reginald Hall, endocrinologist on this day in history.
1933 On October - 01 the birth of Richard Harris, British born film actor
1935 The birth of Julie Andrews, English actress/singer; 'Mary Poppins' on October - 01.
1936 On this day in history gen Francisco Franco establishes the state of Spain
1936 Oscar DaCosta, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 5 Tests 30-35), dies at 28 on October - 01.
1937 Patrol aviation transferred to Aircraft Scouting Force, a reestablished type command. With change five patrol wings were established as separate administrative command over their squadrons on October - 01.
1937 Pullman Co formally recognizes Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters on October - 01.
1938 Germany annexes Sudetenland (1/3 of Czechoslovakia) on October - 01.
1939 On October - 01 winston Chruchill refers to Soviet policy as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"
1940 Pennsylvania Turnpike, pioneer toll thruway, opens on this day in history.
1942 On October - 01 bell P-59 Airacomet fighter, 1st US jet, makes maiden flight
1943 Allied forces captured Naples during WW II on this day in history.
1943 On October - 01 clark's forces enter Naples, Italy.
1943 On October - 01 antoine T Broekman, resistance fighter, executed at 32
1944 On October - 01 newspaper editor Alejandro C¢rdova assassinated in Guatemala
1944 The Channel ports are in Allied hands on October - 01.
1945 Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from the army on October - 01.