Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 01 October 2020
1945 Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73 on October - 01.
1946 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1947 The first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca on October - 01.
1947 On October - 01 uS control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends
1948 Calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages on October - 01.
1948 On October - 01 radio Denmark begins transmitting
1949 On this day in history military Sea Transportation Service activated.
1949 People's Republic of China proclaimed by Mao Tse-tung on this day in history.
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 24th Infantry Regiment, last all-black military unit, deactivated on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras
1954 On this day in history british colony of Nigeria becomes a federation
1955 On October - 01 "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 Commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers on October - 01.
1956 Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1957 B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack on this day in history.
1958 Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history 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 A believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha on this day in history.
1961 East & West Cameroon merge as Federal Republic of Cameroon on October - 01.
1961 On this day in history roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs, last off of Tracy Stallard
1961 On October - 01 donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60
1962 Barbra Streisand signs her 1st recording contract (with Columbia) on October - 01.
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 On this day in history johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests
1962 The Lucy Show premiers on October - 01.
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on October - 01.