Historical Events In October - 01
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1945 On October - 01 walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73
1946 Truculent Turtle lands at Columbus, Ohio, breaking world's record for distance without refueling with flight of 11,235 miles on this day in history.
1947 NHL Pension Society founded on October - 01.
1947 The first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca on October - 01.
1947 US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends on this day in history.
1948 On October - 01 calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages
1948 On this day in history radio Denmark begins transmitting
1949 Military Sea Transportation Service activated on October - 01.
1949 On October - 01 people's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Tse-tung
1949 Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on the island of Formosa on October - 01.
1949 On October - 01 the People's Republic of China created
1951 On October - 01 24th Infantry Regiment, last all-black military unit, deactivated
1951 On this day in history the first treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson
1952 The first ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or on October - 01.
1953 Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras on this day in history.
1954 British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation on this day in history.
1955 On October - 01 "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 Commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36
1957 On this day in history b-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack
1958 On October - 01 britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia
1958 On this day in history inauguration of NASA
1958 On this day in history vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA
1960 Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day) on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history a believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha
1961 On this day in history east & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon
1961 Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard on October - 01.
1961 Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia)
1962 Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage the Beatles through 1977 on October - 01.
1962 James Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi on October - 01.
1962 Johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests on October - 01.
1962 On October - 01 the Lucy Show premiers
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on October - 01.