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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1944

Scott McKenzie, rock vocalist (If You Come to SF)

Birth
1944

Newspaper editor Alejandro C¢rdova assassinated in Guatemala

Event
1945

Donny Hathaway, Chicago, singer/songwriter (Where is the Love)

Birth
1945

Rod Carew, baseball slugger (AL Rookie of Year 1967)

Birth
1945

Heavyweight champ Joe Louis is discharged from army

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1945

US Office of Strategic Serbia (OSS) disbands

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1945

Walter B Cannon, US physiologist (Traumatic Shock), dies at 73

Death
1946

Alfred Jones, Grace Miss, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)

Birth
1946

Bob Feller 348th strikeout of season

Event
1946

1st NL playoffs, Dodgers vs Cards (St Louis wins 2 games to 0)

Event
1946

12 war criminals sentenced to death in Nuremberg

Event
1946

Eva Klobukowska, Poland, relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1947

Stephen Collins, Des Moines Iowa, actor (Star Trek I, Tattingers)

Birth
1947

Rob Davis, rocker

Birth
1947

Martin Turner, rocker (Wishbone)

Birth
1947

Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue)

Birth
1947

US control of Haitian customs and governmental revenue ends

Event
1947

William Wister Haines' "Command Decision," premieres in NYC

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1947

NHL Pension Society founded

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1947

1st helicopter air mail and express service, LA, Ca

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1948

Ellen McIlwaine, Nashville, blues singer (Honky Tonky Angel)

Birth
1948

Cub Koda, rocker (Brownsville Station)

Birth
1948

Calif Supreme Court voids state statue banning interracial marriages

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1948

Radio Denmark begins transmitting

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1949

Republic of China (Taiwan) forms on island of Formosa

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