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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1985

Charlotte White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86

Death
1985

Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

Event
1986

President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta

Event
1987

6 killed by an earthquake measuring 6.1 in LA

Event
1987

Fiji's constitution is suspended

Event
1987

"Roza" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 12 performances

Event
1988

Robert Englund, actor who plays Freddie Kruger weds Nancy Booth

Event
1988

Mikhail Gorbachev became president of Soviet Union

Event
1988

Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens

Event
1988

Lowest batting avg for NL champion (Tony Gwynn .313)

Event
1989

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic

Event
1989

Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany

Event
1989

US issues a stamp, labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus

Event
1989

Batting titles decided on final day Puckett goes 2-for-5 edges Carney Lansford .339 to .336, Gwynn's 3-for-4 edges Will Clark .336 to .333

Event
1989

Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones records his 1,000th NFL tackle

Event
1990

Meteorite explode above Pacific Ocean

Event
1990

10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda

Event
1990

Pres Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait

Event
1990

Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy

Event
1990

Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies

Death
1990

Curtis E LeMay, USAF General/VP candidate, dies at 83

Death
1991

Jan van Tongeren, painter, dies

Death
1991

Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network (WJFK-AM)

Event
1992

Ross Perot re-enters presidental race

Event
1992

Cartoon Cable Network premieres

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