Historical Events In October - 07
Monday, 03 August 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 this day in history aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched
1957 On October - 07 "American Bandstand" premieres
1958 US manned space-flight project renamed Project Mercury on October - 07.
1959 On this day in history far side of Moon seen for First time, compliments of USSR's Luna 3
1959 On this day in history mario Lanza, opera singer, dies at 38 of a heart attack
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 October - 07 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 Johnny Kidd, rocker (Johnny Kidd & Pirates), dies at 26 in a car crash on October - 07.
1967 Norman Angell (Lane), English journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1933), dies on this day in history.
1976 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73 on October - 07.
1981 On this day in history wouter Paap, composer, dies at 73
1985 On October - 07 first Space Shuttle Mission (51-J)-Atlantis 1 lands at Edwards AFB
1985 On this day in history lynette Woodward, chosen as First woman on the Harlem Globetrotters
1985 On October - 07 pLO terrorists seize Italian cruise liner Achille Lauro
1988 Latvian flag raised in Riga for First time since annexation by USSR on this day in history.
1988 On October - 07 robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson
1988 On this day in history billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73
1989 Radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander on October - 07.
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 October - 07 child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics
1991 Leo Durocher, baseball coach/manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1992 On October - 07 allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
1993 Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1994 James Hill, director, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1995 Ariston Muguranayanga Chambati, politician/businessman, dies at 59 on October - 07.
1996 Charles Wegg Solicitor-Prosser, dies at 86 on this day in history.
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