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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1988

Billy Daniels, singer, dies of cancer at 73

Death
1988

Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as NY Yankee manager

Event
1988

Jim Fregosi is fired as manager of White Sox

Event
1988

Latvian flag raised in Riga for 1st time since annexation by USSR

Event
1988

Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time

Event
1988

Robin Givens files for divorce after 8-month marriage to Mike Tyson

Event
1988

WNBC 660 final transmission, WFAN moves from 1050 to 660 and WUKQ begins on 1050 at 5:30 PM (NYC radio)

Event
1989

Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match

Event
1989

Radio talk show host Larry King weds Julie Alexander

Event
1989

Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)

Event
1990

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic

Event
1990

Israel begins handing out gas masks to its citizens

Event
1990

J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies

Death
1990

John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84

Death
1990

Juan Jose Arevalo, president of Guatemala (1945-51), dies

Death
1991

Leo Durocher, baseball coach/manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86

Death
1991

Law Professor Anita Hill accuses Supreme nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriat comments to her

Event
1991

Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal and Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history

Event
1991

Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing hypodermics

Event
1992

Ed Blackwell, US jazz drummer (Quartet), dies

Death
1992

Allan Bloom, author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62

Death
1992

Tampa Bay Lightning become 1st NHL expansion team to win opener (7-2)

Event
1993

Massive Moslem demonstrate in Xining China PR, 12 killed

Event
1993

Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63

Death
1993

Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82

Death