October 8, 1961 in History

Event:

U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.





More Notable Events on October 8:
1993 U.N. lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
1982 Poland bans Solidarity and all labor unions
1958 Dr. Ake Senning installs 1st pacemaker in Stockholm
1896 Dow Jones starts reporting an average of selected industrial stocks
1860 Telegraph line between Los Angeles and San Francisco opens
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