Historical Events In October - 01
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1986 President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta on this day in history.
1987 6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA on this day in history.
1988 Robert Englund the actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth on October - 01.
1989 Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle on October - 01.
1989 On this day in history thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
1989 US issues a stamp, labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus on October - 01.
1990 On this day in history curtis E LeMay USAF General, WWII dies at 83
1990 Pres Bush at the UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait on this day in history.
1990 USS Independence (CV-62) enters Persian Gulf (first carrier in Persian Gulf since 1974) on October - 01.
1990 Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies on this day in history.
1991 On October - 01 jan van Tongeren, painter, dies
1992 On October - 01 bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
1993 On October - 01 the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway commences operation over the former CN line between Sydney and Truro, Nova Scotia.
1993 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history brad O'Hare, dies of complications due to AIDS at 43
1996 On this day in history the St. Lawrence and Hudson Railway is formed by merging the CP Rail routes in southern Ontario and Quebec with its Delaware and Hudson subsidiary in northern USA. The STLH name was first used about June 1 although the legal entity was not established until October 1.
1998 Southern Rails Cooperative takes over operation of CN Avonlea subdivision from Avonlea to Moose Jaw, SK on this day in history.
2005 26 people are killed and more than 10 are injured in the 205 Bali bombings on October - 01.
2005 On this day in history an Australian photojournalist in Afghanistan, Stephen Dupont, films US soldiers burning two dead Taliban militias' bodies.2006 Brisbane Broncos beat Melbourne Storm in the controversial 2006 National Rugby League Grand Final at Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
2005 On October - 01 the world's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is formed by the merger of two Japanese banking conglomerates.
2006 Vodafone Japan, owned by SoftBank, officially changes its name to Softbank Mobile Corporation on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history brisbane Broncos beat Melbourne Storm in the controversial 2006 National Rugby League Grand Final at Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
2007 The minimum age for purchasing tobacco products is raised from 16 to 18 across England and Wales on October - 01.
2012 On this day in history california becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors
2014 On October - 01 canadian freestyle skier and two-time Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau retires at 27
2017 Amid a deepening constitutional crisis, Catalonia holds an independence referendum on seceding from Spain on October - 01.
2017 Stephen Paddock shoots dead 58 people, injuring 489, at a concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in American history on October - 01.
2017 On October - 01 fifty-eight people are killed and 546 injured when Stephen Paddock opens fire on a crowd in Las Vegas, surpassing the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting as the deadliest mass shooting perpetrated by a lone gunman in U.S. history.
2018 On this day in history nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology awarded to James Allison and Tasuku Honjo for cancer treatment innovations
2018 French photographer Jean-Claude Arnault, at the center of a Nobel prize sexual assault scandal, sentenced to two years in prison for rape on October - 01.
2018 On October - 01 new trade deal announced between United States, Canada and Mexico (USMCA), replacing NAFTA
2018 On October - 01 the United States, Mexico and Canada agree a new trade deal to replace NAFTA
2018 On October - 01 more than 80,000 American died of the flu during 2017-2018 winter, highest in ten years, according to US heath officials
2019 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack on October - 01.