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2013 One of the rarest mammals on earth, the saola, an Asian unicorn is released by WWF; the photo was taken by a camera trap in a forest in central Vietnam in September 2013, last seen 15 years ago
2013 During the first month of its release in October, the U.S. government reports that 106,185 people signed up for health insurance; only 26,794 signed up using the failed website, HealthCare.gov
2012 Scientists discover the closest known rogue planet to Earth, known as CFBDSIR 2149-0403, the planet is about 100+ light years away
2012 Several European countries protest against unemployment and austerity measures; Spain and Portugal hold the largest protests, with Greece, Italy and Belgium holding smaller ones
2011 In Bogota, Columbia, 200,000 people protest government cuts in education
2011 Dozens of people are arrested as riot police shut down Occupy Portland and Occupy Oakland Rallies, offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street movement
2010 The Paris Masters final is won by Sweden's Robin Soderling, a first major win for the player, now ranked fourth in the world of tennis
2009 Slovenia agrees to allow Russia's South Stream gas pipeline to Europe pass through their country
2007 7.7 Earthquake in northern Chile
1997 Colorado Rockie Larry Walker wins NL MVP
1997 Disney's "Lion King" sets Broadway record of $2,700,000 daily sale
1996 "Chicago," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City
1996 Texas Ranger Juan Gonzalez wins AL MVP
1994 1st trains for public run in English Channel Tunnel
1994 Space shuttle STS-66 (Atlantis 13), lands
1993 "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater New York City for 34 performances
1993 "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 29 performances
1993 23rd New York City Women's Marathon won by Uta Pippig in 2:26:24
1993 24th New York City Marathon won by Andres Espinosa in 2:10:04
1993 Don Shula becomes winningest coach in NFL history
1993 Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st U.S. state
1992 Actress Peg Phillips (Northern Exposure), falls and breaks 3 fingers
1991 Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV
1991 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal and is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
1990 Doug Drabek (22-6) wins NL Cy Young Award
1990 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1990 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 Michael Heseltine contests Thatcher's leadership of party
1990 Philippines hit by typhoon, 110 die
1989 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award
1987 "La Cage aux Folles" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 1761 performances
1987 Sam's Town National Bowling Pro-Am won by Debbie Bennett
1986 Doubleday Publishing sells New York Mets to Nelson Doubleday and Fred Wilpon
1986 FCC issues Notice Of Apparent Liability to WYSP Philadelphia
1986 SEC imposes a record $100 million penalty against Ivan Boesky
1985 Brewers release 39-year-old pitcher Rollie Fingers
1985 Holmfriour Karlsottir of Iceland, 22, crowned 35th Miss World
1985 Volcano Nevado del Ruiz Colombia erupts, 1000s killed
1984 Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit
1984 NASA launches NATO-3D
1983 1st cruise missile placed, Greenham Common, England
1982 Polish Solidarity chairman Lech Walesa freed
1981 2nd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 2-returns to Earth
1981 Old Dutch Windmill in Golden Gate Park repaired and working again
1981 Pakistan all out 62 vs. Australia at WACA, Lillee 5-18
1981 Paul 'Bear' Bryant ties Amos Alonzo Stagg with 314 football wins
1980 Guinee-Bissau premier Vieira fires president Luis Cabral
1980 Kimberley Santos, 19 of Guam, crowned 30th Miss World
1980 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979 California's Don Baylor, wins AL MVP
1977 Egypt President Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Cronkite
1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse New York City after 16 performances
1976 Cleveland Browns' Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks
1976 War criminal Pieter Menten captured 1 day after fleeing
1975 Spain, Morocco and Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara
1973 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 438 performances
1973 Britain's Princess Anne marries commoner, Captain Mark Phillips
1973 Canada begins production of Olympic coins
1973 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
1972 Dow Jones closes above 1,000 for 1st time (1003.16)
1970 DC-9 crashes in West Virginia, 75 killed
1969 2nd Vietnam Moratorium Day in US
1969 Apollo 12 (Conrad/Gordon/Bean) launched for 2nd manned Moon landing
1968 "National Turn in Your Draft Card Day" features draft card burning
1968 1st European lung transplant
1968 Yale University announces it is going co-educational
1966 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title
1965 "Baker Street" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 313 performances
1965 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th New York City, demolished
1965 KCST TV channel 39 in San Diego, California (NBC) begins broadcasting
1965 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open
1965 U.S. government sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam
1964 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger New York City after 199 performances
1964 "Follies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater New York City after 191 performances
1964 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater New York City after 774 performances
1964 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal
1960 2 passenger trains collided at high-speed killing 110 (Czechoslovakia)
1960 Belgium threatens to leave United Nations due to criticism on it's Congo-policy
1960 OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), forms
1960 Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1
1960 Riot due to school integration in New Orleans
1959 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 16 performances
1959 Kilauea's most spectacular eruption (in Hawaii)
1957 Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ
1957 Henry Aaron wins NL MVP
1956 Hungarian revolt put down
1954 Egyptian President Naguib fired/state of emergency declared
1953 WCIA TV channel 3 in Champaign, IL (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952 Greek general Papagos wins elections
1946 Dutch Dakota flight to Schiphol crashes, kills 11
1945 H Lindsay and R Crouse's "State of the Union," premieres in New York City
1945 Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming government
1943 Chicago Bear Sid Luckman passes for 7 touchdowns vs New York Giants (56-7)
1943 J Postma, C Schalker, D Goulooze arrested for leading illegal CPN
1942 Last Vichy-French troops in Algeria surrender
1941 Governor-General Wouters of Dutch Antilles refuses Jews refugees
1940 During WW II, German planes destroy most of Coventry, England
1939 Oil refinery fire kills 500 and destroys Lagunillas, Venezuela
1938 Dutch DC3 crashes at Schiphol, 6 die
1936 Bradman scores 192 for S A vs. Vic before a MCG crowd of 21000
1935 Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaims Philippine Islands a free commonwealth
1935 Nazi's deprive German Jews of their citizenship
1931 Ottawa Mint Act is proclaimed in England
1927 Worlds largest gas tank in Pittsburgh Penn explodes; 28 die
1922 BBC begins domestic radio service from 2LO at Marconi House
1922 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth term ends
1920 American Pro Football League's Chicago Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards
1919 Red Army captures Omsk, Siberia
1918 Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as president
1915 Thomas Masaryk demands independence for Czechoslovakia
1914 Billy Mallett of Hamilton Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game
1910 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
1908 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light
1908 Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat," premieres in Vienna
1906 Roosevelt becomes 1st U.S. President to visit a foreign country (Panama)
1905 David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West," premieres in New York City
1896 Power plant at Niagara Falls begins operation
1894 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Golden Pince-Nez"
1893 Gerhart Hauptmanns "Hanneles Himmelfahrt," premieres in Berlin
1889 New York World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
1889 New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, by finishing trip following January in 72 days, 6
1888 St. Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
1888 USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game
1881 Charles J. Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination
1881 Leon Gambetta forms French government
1863 Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee
1863 Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi
1851 "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published
1834 William Thomson enters Glasgow University at 10 years 4 months
1833 Charles Darwin departs by horse to Montevideo
1832 1st streetcar (horse-drawn) (John Mason) debuts in New York City; fare 12 cents rode on 4th Avenue between Prince and 14th Streets
1792 Captain George Vancouver is 1st Englishman to enter San Francisco Bay
1775 Floods ravage Dutch coast provinces
1755 Henry Fox appointed English Secretary of State
1732 1st U.S. professional librarian, Louis Timothee, hired in Philadelphia
1698 Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir
1677 Prince Willem III Henry marries English princess Mary Stuart
1675 Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine
1666 Samuel Pepys reports on 1st blood transfusion (between dogs)
1550 Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente
1524 Pizarro's begins 1st great expedition, near Colombia
1380 King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12











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