Historical Events In October - 07
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1953 Bill Veeck tells Browns stockholders he faces bankruptcy unless they drop their suit to block his move to Baltimore, they comply on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt
1955 On October - 07 aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched
1957 On this day in history "American Bandstand" premieres
1958 US manned space-flight project renamed Project Mercury on this day in history.
1959 Far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3 on October - 07.
1959 Mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack on this day in history.
1960 "Route 66" premieres on this day in history.
1962 Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66 on October - 07.
1963 Hurricane Flora hits Haiti and Dominican Republic, kills 7,190 on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69
1964 On October - 07 eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84
1966 On this day in history johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash
1967 On October - 07 norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies
1976 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1981 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 on October - 07.
1985 First Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB on October - 07.
1985 Lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters on October - 07.
1985 PLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro on October - 07.
1988 On October - 07 latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR
1988 On this day in history robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
1988 On October - 07 billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73
1989 Radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander on this day in history.
1990 On October - 07 israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens
1990 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.
1991 Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics on October - 07.
1991 Leo Durocher, baseball coach/manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1992 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62 on October - 07.
1993 On October - 07 agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88
1994 On this day in history james Hill, director, dies at 75
1995 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1996 On October - 07 charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
2005 UN nuclear agency director Mohamed ElBaradei is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on October - 07.
2012 On this day in history 13 people are killed after a Sudanese military aeroplane crashes near Khartoum