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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1908

Crete revolts against Turkey and aligns with Greece

Event
1909

Shura Cherkassky, pianist

Birth
1911

Joe Jones, Chicago IL, drummer

Birth
1911

Vaughn Monroe, Akron Oh, singer/orch leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)

Birth
1913

Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer

Birth
1913

Simon Carmiggelt, Dutch journalist (Het Parool, Kinks)

Birth
1913

Henry Ford institutes moving assembly line

Event
1914

Alfred Drake, [Capurro], Brooklyn NY, singer/actor (Kiss Me Kate)

Birth
1914

Sarah Churchill, London, actress (All Over Town, Royal Wedding)

Birth
1915

Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland College 222-0 in football (record)

Event
1915

Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74

Death
1915

Roman Padlewski, composer

Birth
1915

Margarita J Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja) [NS]

Birth
1916

222 points are scored in a football game between Georgia Tech and Cumberland University of Lebanon, Tennessee

Event
1916

Walt W Rostow, NYC, economist (Politics and Stages of Growth)

Birth
1917

June Allyson, Bronx, actress (Till the Clouds Roll By, Vegas)

Birth
1917

Helmut Dantine, Vienna Austria, actor (Shadow of the Cloak)

Birth
1918

Guido Aristarco, film critic

Birth
1918

C Hubert H Parry, Engl musicologist/composer (Jerusalem), dies at 70

Death
1919

1st London-Amsterdam airline service (Brit Aerial Transport and KLM)

Event
1919

KLM, Netherlands Airlines, established (oldest existing airline)

Event
1919

Fritz Kreisler and F Jacobi's "Apple Blossoms," premieres in NYC

Event
1919

Erik Elms„ter, Sweden, 1st to compete in summer and winter Oly (1948)

Birth
1919

Gabriel Dell, Barbados, actor (Steve Allen Show)

Birth
1919

George Duby, historian

Birth