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Oct 2014

 

 

 
1

Henry Ford Introduced the Model T (1908)

2

Peanuts Comic Strip Debuted (1950)

3

East and West Germany United (1990)

4

Astronomy Day

World Space Week

5

Fire Prevention Week

Metric Week

World Teacher's Day

6

Child Health Day

Thomas Edison Showed First Motion Picture (1889)

7

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

Earth Science Week

Teen Read Week

Columbus Landed in Bahamas (1492)

13

Columbus Day

Navy Birthday (1775)

14

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

Chemistry Week

Last Major Battle of American Revolution Ended (1781)

Largest Mass of Gold Discovered (1872)

20

School Bus Safety Week

Senate Ratified Louisiana Purchase (1803)

21

Apple Day

22

Nat'l Nut Day

23

Women's Suffrage March, NYC (1915)

24

United Nations Day

25

Make a Difference Day

Microwave Oven Debuted (1955)

26

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Birthday (1947)

27

First NYC Subway Opened (1904)

28

Statue of Liberty Dedicated (1886)

29

"Black Tuesday" Stock Market Crashed (1929)

30

War of the Worlds Broadcast (1938)

31

Halloween

Mt. Rushmore Completed (1941)

 
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