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Famous Events For October 7

Famous Events For October 7 – Today In History

What Happened on October 7 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 7 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 3761 BC – origin of the lunisolar calendar
2. October 7, 0336 – The demise of Pope Saint Mark terminates his rule as Catholic Pope, and the position of Pope becomes unoccupied
3. October 7, 1492 – Christopher Columbus deviates from his route and thus misses Florida
4. October 7, 1506 – seize of Bologna by Pope Julius II and France
5. October 7, 1513 – Ramon de Cardona guided the Spanish army to vanquish Venetians at the war of La Motta
6. October 7, 1520 – books were set fire in public in Louvain, Netherlands

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7. October 7, 1542 – Catalina Island near the shore of California was found by voyager Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
8. October 7, 1571 – The combined forces of the Venetian and Spanish empires, Holy League, defeated the army of the Ottoman off Western Greece
9. October 7, 1637 – seize of Breda by Prince Frederick Henry
10. October 7, 1690 – Louis de Buade guides the English to assault Quebec

18th Century – What Happened on October 7 – The 1700s

11. October 7, 1702 – The combined armies of British and Dutch seize Roermond
12. October 7, 1714 – rebellion in Alkmaar, Netherlands to protest the tax on beer
13. October 7, 1737 – gigantic cyclonic waves reaching a height of 40 feet destroy 20,000 small boats killing 300,000 near Bengal, India
14. October 7, 1763 – 1763 Decree issued by George III of Great Britain prohibits settlement west of Alleghenies for the white colony

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15. October 7, 1765 – The First Congress consisting of the elected representatives of British Colonies in North America to demonstrate against the British Taxation Law
16. October 7, 1777 – Americans defeat the British in the 2nd War of Saratoga and also the War of Bemis Heights
17. October 7, 1780 – The American army vanquished the British near Kings Mountain, SC

19th Century – October 7 This Day That Year – The 1800s

18. October 7, 1806 – copyrights in London given to Ralph Wedgwood for inventing Carbon paper
19. October 7, 1816 – Washington, a two-floor boat powered by stream reaches New Orleans
20. October 7, 1825 – inferno in a forest in New Brunswick
21. October 7, 1826 – The first railroad commenced in the US to Granite from Quincy to a dock on Neponset in Milton
22. October 7, 1828 – Patras, a Greek City, is freed by the French quick action army stationed in Peloponnese guided by General Maison
23. October 7, 1840 – William I step down as king of the Netherlands
24. October 7, 1856 – copyright is given to Cyrus Chambers Jr. for inventing a device that bends books and dailies

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25. October 7, 1864 – War of Darbytown Road, VA
26. October 7, 1864 – Naval ships CSS Florida and USS Wachusett engage in a Battle at Bahia Harbour, Brazil
27. October 7, 1868 – inauguration of the University of Cornell at Ithaca, NY
28. October 7, 1870 – Leon Gambetta runs away from Paris using a balloon
29. October 7, 1871 – 30 of the Chicago firefighters were wounded in an inferno lasting for 16 hours
30. October 7, 1879 – peace agreement between Germany and Austrian Hungary
31. October 7, 1882 – Chicago (NL) defeats Cincinnati (AA), 2-0 in the 2nd play of the first World Series
32. October 7, 1886 – servitude in Cuba eliminated by Spain
33. October 7, 1891 – Hugh Kirkaldy scores a 166 at the 31st British Golf Open at St Andrews

20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 7 – The 1900s

34. October 7, 1900 – the first usage of the word “orienteering” in an episode
35. October 7, 1904 – Jack Chesbro representing NY Highlander achieves his 41st play of the term
36. October 7, 1907 – Henri Farman of France travels in an aircraft having two wings for 30 m
37. October 7, 1908 – rebellion in Crete Islands against Turkey and their affiliates with Greece
38. October 7, 1908 – agreement between Serbia and Montenegro to oppose Austria-Hungarian agreement

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39. October 7, 1912 – first business at the Helsinki Stock Exchange
40. October 7, 1916- under the guidance of John Heisman, Georgia Tech vanquished Cumberland, 222-0, asymmetrical run in the chronicle of the US college football
41. October 7, 1916 – The German underwater ship U-53 destroys 9 British commercial ships off Newport, Rhode, in international waters
42. October 7, 1919 – first commercial aircraft facility between London and Amsterdam
43. October 7, 1919 – the founding of KLM and Royal Dutch Airlines
44. October 7, 1922 – despite heavy rain during Play 4 of the World Series, Landis asserts that the game be played
45. October 7, 1923 – Yankees Everett Scott successively wins to reach 1138
46. October 7, 1924 – Dikalekopoulis was sworn in as the head of the Greek administration
47. October 7, 1926 – Actress Theo Mann-Master steps down from theatre
48. October 7, 1926 – establishment of the Italian Great Fascist Assembly
49. October 7, 1928 – Paavo Nurmi achieves the best record by running 10 miles in 50:15.0
50. October 7, 1928 – installation of Race Tafari Makonnen as sovereign of Abyssinia
51. October 7, 1929 – British Prime Minister Ramsay Mac Donald becomes the first PM to lecture to US Senate
52. October 7, 1931 – 1st picture taken using infra-red in Rochester, NY
53. October 7, 1933 – in the 30th World Series, NY Giants defeat Washington Senators, 4-1
54. October 7, 1935 – in the 32nd World Series, Detroit Tigers vanquish Chicago Cubs, 4-2
55. October 7, 1935 – Himmler, Hess, and Heydrich review the meditation site at Dachau
56. October 7, 1936 – Casey Stengel removed from his position by the Brooklyn Dodgers
57. October 7, 1937 – debut performance of “Feestmars” by John Wagener in Amsterdam
58. October 7, 1938 – Jewish passports are required to be embossed with alphabet J as required by Germany

59. October 7, 1940 – In the World Series, Reds Bucky Walter scores HR in 14 years
60. October 7, 1940 – In WW II, McCollum induces the Japanese to assault the US and involve the US in WW
61. October 7, 1941 – Germans seize Viarma, USSR
62. October 7, 1942 – Nazi army in Stalingrad ruined by the Katjoesja missile
63. October 7, 1942 – the last disguised German raider Komet departs from Flushing (Netherlands)
64. October 7, 1942 – debut performance of “Eve of St. Mark” by Maxwell Anderson in NY
65. October 7, 1942 – Founding of the United Nations declared by the US and UK
66. October 7, 1942 – Yvon Robert KO Bill Longson in Montreal to achieve his wrestling championship
67. October 7, 1943 – a musical by Weill, Perelman, and Nash, “One Touch of Venus” in NYC
68. October 7, 1944 – armies of friendly nations ruin the watercourse at Vlissingen
69. October 7, 1944 – Army chief Erwin Rommel forced to report at Berlin
70. October 7, 1944 – rebellion in Amersfoort/Utrecht/Struggle
71. October 7, 1944 – revolt at Auschwitz-Birkenau meditation site, Jews destroy the graveyard by fire
72. October 7, 1945 -the assassin of Dutch writer A M de Jong Ton van Gog flees
73. October 7, 1946 – debut performance of Charles Ives’s 2nd Musical
74. October 7, 1947 – Larry Mac Phail steps down as Yank General Manager after the conclusion World Series game
75. On October 7, Wilhelm Pieck assumed as 1st President, and Otto Greatwohl as 1st Prime Minister of the German Democratic Republic established from the Russian region
76. October 7, 1950 – NY Yankees triumphs over Philadelphia Phillies in the 47th World Series
77. October 7, 1950 – US Army assaults North Korea
78. October 7, 1950 – Walter Bedell Smith succeeds Roscoe H Hillenkoetter as 4th Chief of CIA
79. October 7, 1950 – debut victory of Whitey Ford in the World Series play, 5-2
80. October 7, 1950 – William H. Jackson assumes as deputy director of the CIA
81. October 7, 1950 – Yanks achieve their 13th championship by defeating Phillies
82. October 7, 1951 – David Ben-Gurion becomes the Prime minister of Israel for the 3rd time
83. October 7, 1952 – in the 49th World Series, NY Yankees defeat Dodgers, 4-3

84. October 7, 1952 – The premiere American musical, “Bandstand” in Philadelphia aired on WFIL-TV
85. October 7, 1952 – Yankees score equal to their score of 4 successive World Series victories
86. October 7, 1953 – Browns shareholders agree to drop their case to obstruct the movement of Bill Veeck to Baltimore and thus save him from his insolvency
87. October 7, 1954 – detention of Hassan el Hodeiby, chief of Muslim Brothership in Egypt
88. October 7, 1954 – publication of a circular communication by Pope Pius XII on super nationality of the Church
89. October 7, 1955 – Warship supercarrier, USS Saratoga commissioned at Brooklyn
90. October 7, 1955 – premier singing by Allen Ginsberg his song, “Howl” at a poem reading seminar in San Francisco
91. October 7, 1956 – LPGA Heart of America Golf Open achieved by Mary Lena Faulk
92. October 7, 1957 – TV transmission channel 7 in Corvallis, OR on PBS, begins functioning
93. October 7, 1957 – LPGA Heart of America Golf Invitational achieved by Louise Suggs
94. October 7, 1958 – Selection of Potter Stewart to US Supreme Court
95. October 7, 1958 – US space project renamed as Project Mercury
96. October 7, 1959 – premiere of “Happy Town” at 84th St Theatre and gives 5 presentations
97. October 7, 1959 – USSR Luna 3 transmits photos of the dark side of the Moon for the first time
98. October 7, 1959 – premiere show of the film, “Pillow Talk” guided by Michael Gordon and featuring Doris Day and Rock Hudson
99. October 7, 1960 – TV serial “Route 66” debuts on CBS
100. October 7, 1960 – 2nd discussion between JF Kennedy and Richard Nixon
101. October 7, 1960 – 2nd discussion meeting between JF Kennedy and Richard Nixon
102. October 7, 1961 – valedictory of “Bye Bye Birdie” at Martin Beck Theatre after 607 presentations
103. October 7, 1961 – All-Starts defeat Chicago, 3-1 at the 15th NHL All-Star Play in Chicago
104. October 7, 1962 – 8th LPGA Championship achieved by Judy Kimball
105. October 7, 1962 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
106. October 7, 1963 – Bobby Baker steps down as Secretary of the Senate Democratic party
107. October 7, 1963 – 7190 people lost their lives when cyclone Flora struck Haiti and the Dominican Republic
108. October 7, 1963 – ban on atomic weapons approved by JF Kennedy
109. October 7, 1965 – 6006 uninterrupted push-ups achieved by Charles Linster
110. October 7, 1965 – A speed of 50 mph benefits Robert Mitera to achieve 447-yd 10th hole at Miracle Hills and Omaha, Neber to achieve lengthiest hole-in-one
111. October 7, 1967 – Beatles refuse to accept the offer of $ 1 million made by Sid Berstein to perform a concert in NY
112. October 7, 1967 – debut performance of “Soldaten” by Rolf Hochhuth in West Berlin
113. October 7, 1968 – evaluation system of movies based on their performance approved by the Motion Picture Association of America
114. October 7, 1968 – Rebellion in Derry, Northern Ireland calling for greater equality etc
115. October 7, 1969 – TV Transmission channel 3 starts airing programs from Escanaba, MI on ABC/NBC
116. October 7, 1971 – debut performance of “Where has Tommy Flowers gone?” by T McNally in NYC

117. October 7, 1971 – despatching additional military help by way of sending 1,500 British soldiers to Northern Ireland was agreed upon at the discussion meeting between Northern Ireland Prime Minister Brian Faulkner and British Prime Minister Edward Heath
118. October 7, 1971 – debut show of the film, “The French Connection” guided by William Friedkin and featuring Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, and Fernando Rey in the US. This was the Best Picture 1972
119. October 7, 1972 – Flames and Islanders play their first play at the Nassau Arena – 3-2
120. October 7, 1973 – LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open achieved by Sandra Haynie
121. October 7, 1973 – Iraq government takes control of shares of Exxon and Mobil in Basrah Petroleum Company to the extent of 23.75 percent in the company
122. October 7, 1973 – Jackie Stewart triumphs by 16 units at the 24th Formula One WDC
123. October 7, 1974 – The Constitution of Germany revised
124. October 7, 1975 – The players’ Association initiated legal proceedings in the best interests of Andy Messersmith of the Dodgers
125. October 7, 1975 – The US chooses not to expel John Lennon for his condemnation of possessing narcotic, substances in the UK

126. October 7, 1975 – Cincinnati Reds vanquish Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0 at the MLB National League Championship
127. October 7, 1975 – Boston Red Sox defeats Oakland Athletics, 3-0 at the MLB American League Championship
128. October 7, 1976 – Mao steps down as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Chain to facilitate Hua Guofeng to supersede him
129. October 7, 1977 – Steve Hackett resigns from Genesis
130. October 7, 1977 – The Fourth Soviet Constitution approved by the USSR
131. October 7, 1978 – LA Dodgers achieve their banner
132. October 7, 1978 – Atomic test by USSR
133. October 7, 1978 – Los Angeles Dodgers defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 3-0 at the MLB National League Championship
134. October 7, 1978 – New York Yankees defeat Kansas City Royals, 3-1, at the MLB American League Championship
135. October 7, 1979 – premiere show of “1940s Radio Hour” at St James Theatre NYC and gives 105 presentations
136. October 7, 1979 – valedictory of “Eubie!” at Ambassador Theatre NYC after 439 presentations
137. October 7, 1979 – Dino Hall representing the Cleveland Browns creates a best score with 9 kickoff returns
138. October 7, 1979 – LPGA Wheeling Golf Classic achieved by Debbie Massey
139. October 7, 1979 – Concealed atomic test by USSR
140. October 7, 1979 – Frank Mahovlich stepped down from the NHL after he did not succeed in a return with the Detroit Red Wings
141. October 7, 1979 – Jody Scheckter triumphs by four points at the 30th Formula One WDC
142. October 7, 1980 – the 3rd regime of Martens ends in Belgium by his stepping down
143. October 7, 1981 – Hosni Mubarak assumes power as acting President of Egypt
144. October 7, 1981 – Yanks defeat Brewers, 5-3, in the 1st Eastern Division Championship
145. October 7, 1982 – installation of Olof Palme as Head of the Swedish government
146. October 7, 1982 – premiere performance of the musical “Cats” at Winter Garden Theater on Broadway NYC and continued its performance for 18 years and culminated on September 10, 2000

147. October 7, 1984 – umpires call off their agitation and return for play 5 of the NLCS, SD Padres achieve their banner
148. October 7, 1984 – Walter Payton breaks the record of Jim Brown as the NFL’s professional rushing front-runner
149. October 7, 1984 – San Diego Padres defeat Chicago Cubs, 3-2 at the MLB National League Championship
150. October 7, 1985 – spacecraft Atlantis 1 parklands at Edwards, AFB
151. October 7, 1985 – last airing of KHQ-AM in Spokane Wash
152. October 7, 1985 – Lynette Woodward, a Hall of Fame player is the first woman to play in Harlem Globetrotters
153. October 7, 1985 – PLO radicals capture the Italian vessel Achille Lauro
154. October 7, 1986 – premiere issue of the British daily, “Independent”
155. October 7, 1986 – Steve Yzerman retains the captaincy of Detroit Red Wings beyond 1300 plays
156. October 7, 1988 – Jim Fregosi was removed from his position as manager of the White Sox
157. October 7, 1988 – 2nd time dismissal of Lou Piniella as manager of the Yankees
158. October 7, 1988 – WNBC left the air. WFAN changes from 1050 to 660 and WUKQ starts airing on 1050 frequency at 5.30 PM
159. October 7, 1989 – a tennis match was featured at Howard Stern’s US Open Sores
160. October 7, 1990 – LPGA Centel Golf Classic was achieved by Beth Daniel
161. October 7, 1990 – fume covers were distributed to residents of Israel
162. October 7, 1991 – Adam Rich, a young actor arrested for burglary of a pharmaceutical firm
163. October 7, 1991 – Three horses Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal, and Café Lex at the 9th event at Belmont initiating a 2nd triple dead heat in NY Racing record
164. October 7, 1991 – Law Professor Anita Hill complains of lewd comments from Clarence Thomas about her
165. October 7, 1992 – Tampa Bay Lightning achieves the NHL opening play, (7-2)
166. October 7, 1993- premiere show of “Les Misérables” at Meralco Theatre, Philippines
167. October 7, 1993 – premiere show of “She Loves Me” at Atkinson Theatre NYC and presents 294 shows
168. October 7, 1993 – a huge rebellion by Muslims in Xining, China leaves 12 dead
169. October 7, 1993 – Toni Morrison, an American, was chosen for the award of Nobel Prize for literature
170. October 7, 1994 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
171. October 7, 1994 – installation of Faud Guliyev as Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
172. October 7, 1994 – Ingvar Carlsson sworn in as Prime Minister of Sweden
173. October 7, 1994 – Lu Bin achieves the female 200 m in four different swimming styles (2:11.57)
174. October 7, 1995 – Boston’s Sports Arena inaugurated, NY Islanders and Boston Bruins score equally, 4-4
175. October 7, 1996 – the founding of Fox News by Rupert Murdoch with Roger Ailes as CEO
176. October 7, 1998 – Two young grown-ups harshly beat Mathew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, and tie him to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming

21st Century – October 7 This Day In History – The 2000s

177. October 7, 2000 – Germany vanquishes England, 1-0 at the final football match at Wembley Stadium the final goal being achieved by Dietmar Hammann of Liverpool. Tony Adam’s 60th match at Wembley.
178. October 7, 2001 – secret military assault of Afghanistan by US and air force operations commence
179. October 7, 2001 – a hole created by a gunshot in the trans-Alaska oil pipeline that caused 260000 US gallons of the oil spill was closed by laborers, and oil started flowing through
180. October 7, 2003 – The election for Governor’s position was held in California. Arnold Schwarzenegger assumed as governor since Governor Gray Davis had withdrawn
181. October 7, 2004 – renouncing the position by the King of Cambodia
182. October 7, 2008 – the inauguration of “Spotify”, a music, podcast, and video coursing unit founded by Ek and Martin Lorenzon
183. October 7, 2009 – the book authored by psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung, “Red Book” was published in digital form 48 years after the author’s demise. The book comprises his records of his subconscious when he advanced his primary philosophies

184. October 7, 2012 – in a Sudanese army aircraft accident near Khartoum 13 people lost their life
185. October 7, 2012 – World Rally Championship achieved by Sebastien for successive nine years
186. October 7, 2013 – Mulatu Teshome resumes as President of Ethiopia
187. October 7, 2013 –The Nobel Prize in Research by Scientist on transport systems in cells was awarded to James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas C. Sudhof in Physiology or Medicine
188. October 7, 2014 – 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics shared by Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuju Nakamura for their research on blue light emitting diodes
189. October 7, 2014 – Ebola was first detected outside West Africa when a Spanish nurse was diagnosed with Ebola
190. October 7, 2015 – US President Obama tendered his regret to the head of the NGO, Doctors without Borders and the President of Afghanistan for attacking a hospital in Kunduz
191. October 7, 2015 – Three scientists share the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their research on cell DNA repair – they are Tomas Lindahl (Sweden), Paul Modrich (US) and Aziz Sanchar (Turkey)
192. October 7, 2016 – The Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Juan Manuel Santos, President of Columbia for his efforts to culminate the fight with FARC
193. October 7, 2016 – the videotape of President Donald Trump boasting about his touching and kissing women sans their permission was published by the Washington Post

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