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Oct 2013

 

 
1

Henry Ford Introduced the Model T (1908)

2

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

East and West Germany United (1990)

4
Oct. 4-10

World Space Week

5

World Teacher's Day

6

Thomas Edison Showed First Motion Picture (1889)

Oct. 6-12

Fire Prevention Week

Metric Week

7

Child Health Day

Carbon Paper Patented (1806)

8

Great Fire of Chicago Started (1871)

9

Leif Erikson Day

10

Pac-Man Arcade Game Released (1979)

11

Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday (1884)

12

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

13

Navy Day

Oct. 13-19

Teen Read Week

14

Columbus Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize (1964)

15

White Cane Safety Day

16

Dictionary Day

World Food Day

17

Black Poetry Day

International Day for Ending Poverty

18

Alaska Purchased from Russia (1867)

19

Last Major Battle of American Revolution Ended (1781)

Largest Mass of Gold Discovered (1872)

20

Senate Ratified Louisiana Purchase (1803)

Oct. 20-26

Chemistry Week

21

Apple Day

Oct. 21-25

School Bus Safety Week

22

Nat'l Nut Day

23

Women's Suffrage March, NYC (1915)

24

United Nations Day

25

Microwave Oven Debuted (1955)

26

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Birthday (1947)

27

First NYC Subway Opened (1904)

28

Statue of Liberty Dedicated (1886)

Cuban Missile Crisis Ended (1962)

29

"Black Tuesday" Stock Market Crashed (1929)

30

War of the Worlds Broadcast (1938)

31

Halloween

Mt. Rushmore Completed (1941)

 

 
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