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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1955

"Honeymooners" premieres

Event
1955

Phillip Oakey, rocker (Human League)

Birth
1956

Zestienhoven airport at Rotterdam official opens

Event
1956

Stan Ockers, Belgian world champ cyclist (1955), dies at 36

Death
1956

Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1956

Johnny Heckmann rides 7 winners at Chicago Hawthorne Horse track

Event
1957

Brad MacDonald, race horse trainer

Birth
1957

B-52 bombers begin full-time flying alert in case of USSR attack

Event
1958

Inauguration of NASA

Event
1958

Vanguard Project transferred from military to NASA

Event
1958

Alton Lister, NBA forward/center (Portland Trailblazers, Celtics)

Birth
1958

Britain transfers Christmas Island (south of Java) to Australia

Event
1958

Michelle Bauer, [Medvitz], Calif, actress (One Million Heels BC)

Birth
1959

Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)

Birth
1959

1st World Series since 1948 not to feature a NY team (LA vs Chic)

Event
1960

KCBY TV channel 11 in Coos Bay, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1960

14th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 2-1 at Montreal

Event
1960

Elizabeth Dennehy, actress (Guiding Light) [or Nov 1]

Birth
1960

South Korean troops cross 38th parallel into North Korea

Event
1960

Nigeria gains independence from Britain (National Day)

Event
1961

Donald Cook, actor (Too Young To Go Steady), dies at 60

Death
1961

WYAH TV channel 27 in Portsmouth, VA (IND) begins broadcasting

Event
1961

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1961

Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs (off of Tracy Stallard)

Event
1961

Premiere of Dmitri Shostakovitsch' 12nd Symphony

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