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 This day in History - October 7
366 Historic Events for October 7
1950

NY Yankees sweep Phila Phillies in 47th World Series

Event
1950

Yanks win 13th world championship sweeping Phillies

Event
1950

US forces invade Korea by crossing 38th parallel

Event
1950

Maartje van Weegen, [Walet], Dutch TV hostess

Birth
1950

Whitey Ford wins his 1st World Series game, 5-2

Event
1951

Anton F Philips, CEO (Philips), dies at 77

Death
1951

David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli govt

Event
1951

Carmen R "Tata" Vega, US soul singer (Color Purple soundtrack)

Birth
1951

John Cougar Mellencamp, Seymour Indiana, rocker (Jack and Diane)

Birth
1952

1st "Bandstand" broadcast in Philadelphia on WFIL-TV (Dick Clark joins in 1955 as a substitute-host)

Event
1952

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3 in 49th World Series

Event
1952

Yankees tie their own record of 4 consecutive World Series wins

Event
1952

Graham Yallop, cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6)

Birth
1952

Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1952

Martyn Harris, journalist

Birth
1953

Christopher Norris, NYC, actress (Summer of '42, Eat My Dust)

Birth
1953

Tico Torres, rock drummer (Bon Jovi-Always)

Birth
1953

Bill Veeck tells Browns stockholders he faces bankruptcy unless they drop their suit to block his move to Baltimore, they comply

Event
1954

Hassan el Hodeiby, leader of Moslem brothership, arrested in Egypt

Event
1954

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ad Sinarum gentem

Event
1954

Victor Manuel Mar, wrestler (AAA/NJPW, Black Cat)

Birth
1955

Yo-Yo Ma, Paris France, world famous Chinese cellist

Birth
1955

Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at Brooklyn launched

Event
1956

Julio Pezua, jockey

Birth
1956

James Van Patten, Bkln NY, actor (Bo-Chisholms)

Birth