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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1977

Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame

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1977

Peter Schats opera "Houdini" premieres in Amsterdam

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1977

Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title

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1978

Comoros adopts constitution

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1978

Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from UK

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1978

Yanks lose 9-2 to Indians forcing a playoff game with Red Sox

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1978

Jane Blalock wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship

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1979

Pope John Paul II begins visit of US

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1979

Nigeria adopts constitution, Alhaji Shagari becomes president

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1979

RKO radio network begins operation

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1979

US returns Canal Zone to Panama after 75 years (but not the canal)

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1979

Roy Harris, US composer, dies at 81

Death
1980

Cosmonauts Ryumin and Popov break space endurance record of 176 days

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1980

George Meany, union pres (AFL-CIO), dies at 86

Death
1981

Iranian plane crash

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1981

J Chodorov/N Panama's "Talent for Murder," premieres in London

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1981

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1982

West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt for Helmut Kohl

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1982

EPCOT Center opens in Orlando Florida

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1982

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1983

Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America

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1984

Hansje Toussaint, [Hermina A Schenk), singer/cabaretiŠre, dies at 69

Death
1984

Walter Alston, Baseball manager (LA Dodgers), dies at 72

Death
1984

Gary Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip resumes after 2-year hiatus

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1984

Peter Ueberroth replaces Bowie Kuhn as 6th commissioner of baseball

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