Historical Events on October 1, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on October 1st This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Kuopio school stabbing: one dies and ten are injured when Joel Marin, armed with a sabre, attacks a school class at Savo Vocational College in Kuopio, Finland.
2018 The International Court of Justice rules that Chile is not obliged to negotiate access to the Pacific Ocean with Bolivia.
2017 An independence referendum, later declared illegal by the Constitutional Court of Spain, takes place in Catalonia.
2017 Fifty-eight people are killed and 869 others injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival at the Las Vegas Strip in the United States; the gunman, Stephen Paddock, later commits suicide.[17]
2015 A gunman kills nine people at a community college in Oregon.
2015 Heavy rains trigger a major landslide in Guatemala, killing 280 people.
2015 The American cargo vessel SS El Faro sinks with all of its 33 crew after steaming into the eyewall of Hurricane Joaquin.
2014 A series of explosions at a gunpowder plant in Bulgaria completely destroys the factory, killing 15 people.
2014 A double bombing of an elementary school in Homs, Syria kills over 50 people.
2012 A ferry collision off the coast of Hong Kong kills 38 people and injures 102 others.
2009 The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom takes over the judicial functions of the House of Lords.
2001 Militants attack the state legislature building in Kashmir, killing 38.
2000 Israel-Palestinian conflict: Palestinians protest the murder of 12-year-old Muhammad al-Durrah by Israeli police in northern Israel, beginning the "October 2000 events".
1994 Palau enters a Compact of Free Association with the United States.
1991 Croatian War of Independence: The Siege of Dubrovnik begins.
1989 Denmark introduces the world's first legal same-sex registered partnerships.
1987 The 5.9 Mw  Whittier Narrows earthquake shakes the San Gabriel Valley with a Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), killing eight and injuring 200.
1985 Israel-Palestinian conflict: Israel attacks the Palestine Liberation Organization's Tunisia headquarters during Operation Wooden Leg.
1982 Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a constructive vote of no confidence.
1982 EPCOT (Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow) opens at Walt Disney World in Florida.
1982 Sony and Phillips launch the compact disc in Japan; on the same day, Sony releases the model CDP-101 compact disc player, the first player of its kind.
1979 Pope John Paul II begins his first pastoral visit to the United States.
1979 The MTR, Hong Kong's rapid transit railway system, opens.
1978 Tuvalu gains independence from the United Kingdom.
1975 Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.
1971 Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida.
1971 The first practical CT scanner is used to diagnose a patient.
1969 Concorde breaks the sound barrier for the first time.
1968 Guyana nationalizes the British Guiana Broadcasting Service, which would eventually become part of the National Communications Network, Guyana.
1966 West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with no survivors in Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.
1964 The Free Speech Movement is launched on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
1964 Japanese Shinkansen ("bullet trains") begin high-speed rail service from Tokyo to Osaka.
1962 James Meredith enters the University of Mississippi, defying racial segregation rules.
1961 The United States Defense Intelligence Agency is formed, becoming the country's first centralized military intelligence organization.
1961 East and West Cameroon merge to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.
1961 The CTV Television Network, Canada's first private television network, is launched.
1960 Nigeria gains independence from the United Kingdom.
1958 The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics is replaced by NASA.
1957 The motto In God We Trust first appears on U.S. paper currency.
1955 The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is established.
1953 Andhra State is formed, consisting of a Telugu-speaking area carved out of India's Madras State.
1953 A United States-South Korea mutual defense treaty is concluded in Washington, D.C.
1949 The People's Republic of China is established.
1947 The North American F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.
1946 Nazi leaders are sentenced at the Nuremberg trials.
1946 The Daegu October incident occurs in Allied-occupied Korea.
1943 World War II: After the Four Days of Naples, Allied troops enter the city.
1942 World War II: USS Grouper torpedoes Lisbon Maru, not knowing that she is carrying British prisoners of war from Hong Kong.
1940 The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
1939 World War II: After a one-month siege, German troops occupy Warsaw.
1938 Pursuant to the Munich Agreement signed the day before, Nazi Germany begins the military occupation and annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.
1936 Spanish Civil War: Francisco Franco is named head of the Nationalist government of Spain.
1936 Spanish Civil War: The Central Committee of Antifascist Militias of Catalonia dissolves itself, handing control of Catalan defence militias over to the Generalitat.
1931 The George Washington Bridge in the United States is opened, linking New Jersey and New York.
1931 Clara Campoamor persuades the Constituent Cortes to enfranchise women in Spain's new constitution.
1928 The Soviet Union introduces its first five-year plan.
1928 Newark Liberty International Airport opens, becoming the first airport in the New York City metro area.
1918 World War I: The Egyptian Expeditionary Force captures Damascus.
1918 Sayid Abdullah becomes the last Khan of Khiva.
1910 A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building, killing 21.
1908 Ford Model T automobiles are offered for sale at a price of US$825.
1903 Baseball: The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series.
1898 The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.
1891 Stanford University opens its doors in California, United States.
1890 Yosemite National Park is established by the U.S. Congress.
1887 Balochistan is conquered by the British Empire.
1861 Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management is published, going on to sell 60,000 copies in its first year and remaining in print until the present day.
1832 Texian political delegates convene at San Felipe de Austin to petition for changes in the governance of Mexican Texas.
1829 The South African College is founded in Cape Town, later separating into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.
1827 Russo-Persian War: The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination of Armenia.
1814 The Congress of Vienna opens with the intention of redrawing Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoleon in the previous spring.
1800 Via the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso, Spain cedes Louisiana to France, which would sell the land to the United States thirty months later.
1795 More than a year after the Battle of Sprimont, the Austrian Netherlands (present-day Belgium) are officially annexed by Revolutionary France.
1791 First session of the French Legislative Assembly.
1787 Russians under Alexander Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
1779 The city of Tampere, Finland (belonging to Sweden at this time) is founded by King Gustav III of Sweden.
1730 Ahmed III is forced to abdicate as the Ottoman sultan.
1588 The coronation of Shah Abbas I of Persia occurs.
1553 The coronation of Queen Mary I of England occurs.
965 Pope John XIII is consecrated.
959 Edgar the Peaceful becomes king of all England, in succession to Eadwig.
366 Pope Damasus I is consecrated.
331 Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.
Famous People Born on October 1

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Year Name
1979 Curtis Axel, American wrestler
1928 Laurence Harvey, Lithuanian-English actor, director, and producer (d. 1973)
1947 Martin Turner, English singer-songwriter and bass player
1842 Charles Cros, French poet and author (d. 1888)
2001 Mason Greenwood, English footballer
1913 Harry Lookofsky, American violinist and producer (d. 1998)
1929 Ken Arthurson, Australian rugby player and coach
1982 Aleksandar Đuričić, Serbian author and playwright
1978 Nicole Atkins, American singer-songwriter
1973 John Thomson, American baseball player and coach
Famous People Deaths On October 1

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Date Name
1990 Curtis LeMay, American general (b. 1906)
2002 Walter Annenberg, American publisher, diplomat, and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (b. 1908)
1609 Giammateo Asola, Italian priest and composer (b. 1532)
1997 Jerome H. Lemelson, American engineer and philanthropist (b. 1923)
1768 Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician and academic (b. 1687)
1975 Al Jackson, Jr., American drummer, songwriter, and producer (b. 1935)
2019 Karel Gott, Сzeсh singer
2007 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and composer (b. 1928)
686 Emperor Tenmu of Japan (b. 631)
959 Eadwig, English king (b. 941)