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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1949

People's Rep of China proclaimed by Mao Tse-tung (National Day)

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1949

Annie Leibovitz, photgrapher (Rolling Stones)

Birth
1950

Browns lose to Giants, setting club record for fewest points scored by both teams (tied in 1979), NY 6, Cleveland 0

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1950

Phillies win NL pennant on last day of season (10th inning HR)

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1950

South Korean troops exceed 38ΓΈ latitude

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1950

Boris Vladimirovich Morukov, Russian cosmonaut

Birth
1950

Randy Quaid, Houston Tx, actor (Midnight Express, Vacation, SNL)

Birth
1951

24th Infantry Regiment, last all-black military unit, deactivated

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1951

1st treaty signed by woman ambassador-Eugenie Anderson

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1951

1st Giant-Dodgers playoff game, Giants win 3-1

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1951

Brian Greenway, Montreal, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine)

Birth
1952

1st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Or

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1952

Liberal Party wins Japanese elections

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1952

Monte Bello-Island (Great Britain 1st atom bomb explosion)

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1953

KYTV TV channel 3 in Springfield, MO (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

KJEO TV channel 47 in Fresno, CA (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Indian state of Andhra Pradesh partitioned from Madras

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1953

Greta Andersen Waitz, Oslo Norway, marathoner (NYC - 1984)

Birth
1953

WREX TV channel 13 in Rockford, IL (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

WATE TV channel 6 in Knoxville, TN (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

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1954

British colony of Nigeria becomes a federation

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1954

Richard Schlesinger, NYC, news correspondent (CBS, 48 Hours)

Birth
1955

Howard Hewett, Akron Oh, rock vocalist (Shalamar)

Birth
1955

WORA TV channel 5 in Mayaguez, PR (TCI) begins broadcasting

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1955

Piet Lieftinck becomes director v/h IMF (World bank)

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