Historical Events In October - 07
Wednesday, 02 December 2020
1953 On this day in history bill Veeck tells Browns stockholders he faces bankruptcy unless they drop their suit to block his move to Baltimore, they comply
1954 Hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt on this day in history.
1955 On October - 07 aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched
1957 On October - 07 "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 On October - 07 mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack
1960 On October - 07 "Route 66" premieres
1962 Mauritius Dekker, [Boris Robazki], writer (Boots in Jail), dies at 66 on October - 07.
1963 On October - 07 hurricane Flora hits Haiti and Dominican Republic, kills 7,190
1963 Grace Darmond, silent screen actress (Below the Surface), dies at 69 on October - 07.
1964 Eugen Varga, Hungarian/Russian economist/politician, dies at 84 on October - 07.
1966 Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash on October - 07.
1967 On this day in history norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies
1976 On October - 07 nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73
1981 Wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73 on October - 07.
1989 On this day in history radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander
1990 Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens on October - 07.
1990 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies on October - 07.
1991 On this day in history child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics
1991 Leo Durocher, baseball coach/manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86 on October - 07.
1992 Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1993 Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88 on October - 07.
1994 James Hill, director, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1995 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86
2005 On this day in history uN nuclear agency director Mohamed ElBaradei is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
2012 On October - 07 13 people are killed after a Sudanese military aeroplane crashes near Khartoum