Historical Events In October - 01
Sunday, 17 February 2019
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 this day in history.
1989 Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle on October - 01.
1989 On October - 01 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 On this day in history pres Bush at the UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait
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 October - 01.
1991 On this day in history jan van Tongeren, painter, dies
1992 Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50 on this day in history.
1993 The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway commences operation over the former CN line between Sydney and Truro, Nova Scotia on October - 01.
1993 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75 on October - 01.
1994 Brad O'Hare, dies of complications due to AIDS at 43 on this day in history.
1996 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 on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history southern Rails Cooperative takes over operation of CN Avonlea subdivision from Avonlea to Moose Jaw, SK.
2005 26 people are killed and more than 10 are injured in the 205 Bali bombings on this day in history.
2005 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 on October - 01.
2005 The world's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, is formed by the merger of two Japanese banking conglomerates on October - 01.
2006 On this day in history vodafone Japan, owned by SoftBank, officially changes its name to Softbank Mobile Corporation.
2006 On October - 01 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 this day in history.
2012 On October - 01 california becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors
2014 Canadian freestyle skier and two-time Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau retires at 27 on October - 01.
2017 Amid a deepening constitutional crisis, Catalonia holds an independence referendum on seceding from Spain on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
2018 New trade deal announced between United States, Canada and Mexico (USMCA), replacing NAFTA on this day in history.
2018 On October - 01 the United States, Mexico and Canada agree a new trade deal to replace NAFTA
2018 More than 80,000 American died of the flu during 2017-2018 winter, highest in ten years, according to US heath officials on October - 01.