Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1945 On October - 01 walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73
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 On October - 01 nHL Pension Society founded
1947 The first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca on October - 01.
1947 US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends on October - 01.
1948 Calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages on this day in history.
1948 Radio Denmark begins transmitting on this day in history.
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 October - 01.
1951 24th Infantry Regiment, last all-black military unit, deactivated on this day in history.
1951 The first treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson on this day in history.
1952 On October - 01 the first ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
1953 Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras on October - 01.
1954 On October - 01 british colony of Nigeria becomes a federation
1955 On October - 01 "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 On this day in history commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers
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 Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia on October - 01.
1958 On October - 01 inauguration of NASA
1958 Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 east & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon
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 Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia) on this day in history.
1962 Brian Epstein signs a contract to manage the Beatles through 1977 on this day in history.
1962 James Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi on this day in history.
1962 On October - 01 johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests
1962 On October - 01 the Lucy Show premiers
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on October - 01.