Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 22 August 2019
1945 Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 On October - 01 the first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca
1947 US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends on October - 01.
1948 Calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages on October - 01.
1948 Radio Denmark begins transmitting on October - 01.
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 Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on the island of Formosa on October - 01.
1949 On this day in history the People's Republic of China created
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 this day in history the first ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or
1953 On October - 01 indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras
1954 British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation on October - 01.
1955 On this day in history "Honeymooners" premieres
1955 On October - 01 commissioning of USS Forrestal (CVA-59), first of postwar supercarriers
1956 Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36 on October - 01.
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 On October - 01 inauguration of NASA
1958 On October - 01 vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA
1960 On October - 01 nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1961 A believed extinct volcanco erupts in Tristan da Cunha on October - 01.
1961 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history james Meredith became 1st black at U of Mississippi
1962 Johnny Carson hosts his 1st Tonight Show, Joan Crawford guests on this day in history.
1962 The Lucy Show premiers on this day in history.
1962 US National Radio Astronomy Obs gets a 300' (91m) radio telescope on this day in history.