Historical Events In October - 01
Friday, 22 September 2023
1945 Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73 on October - 01.
1946 On October - 01 truculent Turtle lands at Columbus, Ohio, breaking world's record for distance without refueling with flight of 11,235 miles.
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 October - 01 radio Denmark begins transmitting
1949 On this day in history military Sea Transportation Service activated.
1949 On this day in history people's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Tse-tung
1949 On October - 01 republic of China (Taiwan) forms on the island of Formosa
1949 The People's Republic of China created on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the first ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
1953 Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras on October - 01.
1954 British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation on October - 01.
1955 On this day in history "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 Commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers on this day in history.
1956 On October - 01 stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36
1957 B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack on this day in history.
1958 On October - 01 britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia
1958 Inauguration of NASA on this day in history.
1958 Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA on this day in history.
1960 On October - 01 nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1961 On October - 01 a believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha
1961 East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon on this day in history.
1961 On this day in history roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard
1961 Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60 on October - 01.
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 this day in history.
1962 On October - 01 james Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi
1962 On October - 01 johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests
1962 The Lucy Show premiers on this day in history.
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on October - 01.