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 This day in History - October 1
507 Historic Events for October 1
1911

Richard Torriani, Switzerland, took Olympic oath (1948)

Birth
1911

Pjotr A Stolypin, premier of Russia (1906-11), dies

Death
1912

Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season

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1914

Michael Goodliffe, Cheshire England, actor (5th Day of Peace)

Birth
1914

Daniel Joseph Boorstin, author (Empire of Czar, 1974 Pulitzer Prize)

Birth
1916

Tibor Reich, textile designer

Birth
1917

Ren‚ A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)

Birth
1918

Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer

Birth
1919

World Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal)

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1920

Walter Matthau, NYC, actor (Odd Couple, Bad News Bears)

Birth
1920

Lonny Chapman, Tulsa Okla, actor (Investigator, For the People)

Birth
1920

Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day

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1921

James Whitmore, White Plains NY, actor (Give 'em Hell Harry)

Birth
1921

WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

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1922

Rogers Hornsby's 3-for-5 ups avg to .401

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1922

Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0

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1922

Hector Campos-Parsi, composer

Birth
1924

Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell and Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand

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1924

William Rehnquist, Ws, Supreme Court (1972-86)/chief justice (1987- )

Birth
1924

Jimmy Earl Carter, Plains Ga, (D) 39th Pres (1977-1981)

Birth
1924

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 4 mile (19:15.4) and 5 mile (24:06.2)

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1924

Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)

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1927

Tom Bosley, Chicago, actor (Howard-Happy Days, Murder She Wrote)

Birth
1927

Pirates clinch NL pennant with a 9-6 win over Reds

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1927

Wilhelm Harteveld, composer, dies at 68

Death