October 1, 2014 in History


Julia Pierson, the first female director of the U.S. Secret Service, resigns after an 18-month tenure during which several security breaches occurred, including the recent daytime intrusion of the White House by a man armed with a knife

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1977 Department Of Energy established
1971 Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens
1969 Concorde 001 test flight breaks sound barrier
1908 Henry Ford introduces Model T car
1896 Yosemite becomes a National Park
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