October 2017

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
GUARDIAN ANGELS DAY
WORLD FARM ANIMALS DAY
RICHARD III, 1452
US HUNG MAJOR JOHN ANDRE (SEE 9/29), 1780
NAT TURNER, 1800
SAMUEL ADAMS DIED, 1803
DARWIN RETURNED TO ENGLAND ABOARD HMS BEAGLE, 1836
MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND GANDHI, 1869
PHILEAS FOGG MADE HIS WAGER, 1872
WALLACE STEVENS, 1879
BUD ABBOTT, 1895
JULIUS "GROUCHO" MARX, 1895
HENRY GRAHAM GREENE, 1904
ALEX RAYMOND (CREATED "FLASH GORDON" COMIC), 1909
PRES WILSON HAD MASSIVE STROKE, 1919
GEORGE ROBERT PHILLIP "SPANKY" McFARLAND, 1928
JOHNNIE L COCHRAN, 1937
REX REED, 1938
DON McLEAN, 1943
NAZIS CRUSHED WARSAW UPRISING (BEGAN 8/1), 1944
"PEANUTS" 1ST PUBLISHED, 1950
PERSIS KHAMBATTA (LT ILIA, STAR TREK THE MOTION PICTURE), 1950
STING  (GORDON SUMNER), 1951 
"ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS" TV PREMIERE, 1955
GUINEA DECLARED INDEPENDENCE FROM FRANCE, 1958
YOGI BEAR, 1958
1ST EPISODE, "TWILIGHT ZONE", 1959
JOHNNY CARSON BECAME HOST OF "THE TONIGHT SHOW", 1962
HURRICANE FLORA HIT HAITI, 1963
THURGOOD MARSHALL BECAME 1ST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, 1967
NORTH CASCADES NATIONAL PARK, 1968
REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA, 1968
KELLY RIPA, 1970
SALYUT 7 COSMONAUTS RETURNED TO EARTH AFTER 237 DAYS IN SPACE, 1984
ROCK HUDSON DIED FROM AIDS, 1985
HARRIETT NELSON DIED, 1994
"ANTZ" RELEASED IN US, 1998
GENE AUTRY DIED, 1998
"TRANSPORTER" RELEASED IN US, 2002
CHARLES ROBERTS SHOT & KILLED 5 @ AMISH SCHOOL, NICKEL MINES, PA, 2006
BLUE SHIRT DAY/WORLD DAY OF BULLYING PREVENTION, 2017
COCKTAIL WEEK, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
COLONIAL HARVEST DAYS & CORN MAZE, PLEASANT HILL, OR, 2017
COMEDY FESTIVAL, BELFAST, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
KIDS' GOAL SETTING WEEK, 2017
NATIONAL CUSTODIAL WORKERS DAY, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NONVIOLENCE, 2017
UN WORLD HABITAT DAY, 2017
US SUPREME COURT SEASON OPENS, 2017


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
KOREA FOUNDED, 2333 B.C.E.
TAJ MAHAL COMPLETED, 1678
JOHN ROSS (TSAN-USDI, CHEROKEE CHIEF), 1790
GEORGE BANCROFT (AMERICAN HISTORIAN), 1800
PATRICK MANSON (FATHER OF TROPICAL MEDICINE), 1844
PRES. LINCOLN DECLARED LAST THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER THANKSGIVING, 1863
EMILY POST, 1873
RED BADGE OF COURAGE, STEPHEN CRANE, 1ST PUBLISHED, 1895
WILLIAM MORRIS DIED, 1896
HARVEY KURTZMAN (FOUNDED "MAD" MAGAZINE), 1902
JAMES HERRIOT (JAMES ALFRED WIGHT), 1916
MRS. W.H. FELTON BECAME 1ST FEMALE SENATOR (GA, SERVED ONLY 2 DAYS), 1922
GORE VIDAL, 1925
KINGDOM OF YUGOSLAVIA, 1929
IRAQ INDEPENDENT AFTER 17 YEARS OF BRITISH RULE, 1932
"MALTESE FALCON" RELEASED IN US, 1941
CHUBBY CHECKER  (ERNEST EVANS), 1941
1ST SUCCESSFUL GERMAN V-2 ROCKET TEST, 1942
LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM (FLEETWOOD MAC), 1943
BRITAIN TESTED 1ST A-BOMB, 1952
TV PREMIERE "OZZIE & HARRIET", 1952
ALFRED CHARLES SHARPTON, JR, 1954
STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, 1954
"CAPTAIN KANGAROO", 1955
"MICKEY MOUSE CLUB" PREMIERE, 1955
"ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW" 1ST AIRED, 1960
PREMIERE "DICK VAN DYKE" SHOW, 1961
WODDY GUTHRIE DIED, 1967
GWEN STEFANI, 1969
NEVE CAMPBELL, 1973
JACKIE ROBINSON BECAME 1ST BLACK MAJOR LEAGUE MANAGER, 1974
"QUINCY" TV PREMIERE, 1976
IRISH NATIONALIST PRISONERS AT MAZE PRISON, BELFAST, ENDED HUNGER STRIKE (BEGAN 3/1, 10 DIED), 1981
"SCARECROW & MRS KING" PREMIERE, 1983
EARL S TUPPER DIED, 1983
"L A LAW" PREMIERE, 1986
GERMANY REUNIFIED, 1990
O J ACQUITTED, 1995
"MATCHMAKER" RELEASED IN US, 1997
RODDY McDOWALL DIED, 1998
"SCHOOL OF ROCK" RELEASED IN US, 2003
RAY HORN MAULED BY TIGER, 2003
HURRICANE LILI HIT LA, 2004
HURRICANE STAN HIT MEXICO, 2005
AMANDA KNOX'S MURDER CONVICTION OVERTURNED, 2011


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
NATIONAL SHIPS IN BOTTLES DAY
UN WORLD SPACE WEEK
FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI (GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BERNARDONE)--DIED 1226
GREGORY XIII DECLARED CALENDAR REFORM EFFECTIVE, 1582
RICHARD CROMWELL, 1626
REMBRANDT DIED, 1669
RUTHERFORD B HAYES (19TH PRES), 1822
CRIMEAN WAR BEGAN, 1853
FREDERICK REMINGTON (PAINTER & ILLUSTRATOR), 1861
EDWARD L. STRATEMEYER (HARDY BOYS, BOBSEY TWINS, TOM SWIFT, NANCY DREW), 1862
1ST TRIP OF SIMPLON ORIENT EXPRESS, 1883
ALFRED DAMON RUNYAN, 1884
MORMONS RENOUNCED POLYGAMY, 1890
HORACE RAWKINS WON 1ST US OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT, 1895
JOHN FRANCIS "BUSTER" KEATON, 1895
CHARLTON HESTON, 1922
WORK BEGAN @ MT RUSHMORE, 1927
ALVIN TOFFLER, 1928
"DICK TRACY" COMIC STRIP, 1931
ANNE RICE, 1941
JACKIE COLLINS, 1941
CORSICA LIBERATED FROM NAZIS, 1943
PATTI LaBELLE  (PATRICIA LOUISE HOLTE), 1944
SUSAN SARANDON  (SUSAN ABIGAIL TOMALING), 1946
ARMAND ASSANTE, 1949
SPUTNIK LAUNCHED, 1957
TV PREMIERE "LEAVE IT TO BEAVER", 1957
LUNA 3 LAUNCHED, 1959
"ALVIN SHOW" TV PREMIERE, 1961
PAUL VI MADE 1ST PAPAL VISIT TO US, 1965
POPE PAUL VI CALLED FOR END TO VIETNAM WAR, 1966
ISAAC LIEV SCHREIBER, 1967
JANIS JOPLIN DIED, 1970
ALICIA SILVERSTONE, 1976
"COMMANDO" RELEASED IN US, 1985
JIM BAKKER INDICTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES, 1988
PRES YELTSIN ORDERED SHELLING OF RUSSIAN WHITE HOUSE, 1993
GOOSE FAIR, NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND, 2017
ILLUMINATING INDIA OPENS, SCIENCE MUSEUM, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
KOREA & CHINA–MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL, 2017
SUKKOT, SUNSET, 2017


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017
UN–WORLD TEACHER'S DAY
JONATHAN EDWARDS ("GREAT AWAKENING"), 1703
DENIS DIDEROT (FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIA), 1713
TECUMSEH KILLED, 1813
CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR (21ST PRES), 1830
1ST SUCCESSFUL SOUTHERN ATTACK USING SUBMERSIBLE/CSS DAVID VS USS NEW IRONSIDES, CHARLESTON, SC, 1863
LOUIS LUMIERE (MOVIE PIONEER–SEE ALSO AUGUST LUMIERE, 10/19), 1864
CHIEF JOSEPH SURRENDERED, CHINOOK, MT, 1877
ROBERT HUTCHINGS GODDARD, 1882
DALTON GANG MADE FATAL LAST BANK RAIDS, COFFEYVILLE, KY, 1892
LARRY FINE (3 STOOGES), 1902
RAYMOND ALBERT KROC (McDONALD'S), 1902
REPUBLIC OF PORTUGAL, 1910
DONALD PLEASENCE, 1919
GLYNIS JOHNS (MRS BANKS, "MARY POPPINS"), 1923
PHILLIP BERRIGAN, 1923
BILL DANA, 1924
DIAHANN CARROLL, 1935
VACLAV HAVEL (CZECH POET & PRES), 1936
GEORGE M COHAN DIED, 1942
STEVE MILLER, 1943
PRES. TRUMAN MADE 1ST TELEVISED WHITE HOUSE ADDRESS, 1947
TV PREMIERE "YOU BET YOUR LIFE", 1950
BOB GELDOF, 1951
KAREN ALLEN, 1951
CLIVE BARKER, 1952
EMERIL LAGASSE, 1953
BERNIE MAC (BERNARD JEFFREY McCULLOUGH), 1958
NEIL DeGRASSE TYSON, 1958
"DR NO" BECAME 1ST JAMES BOND MOVIE, 1962
MICHAEL ANDRETTI, 1962
INCIDENT AT ENRICO FERMI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, NEAR MONROE, MI., 1966
"MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS" DEBUTED ON BBC, 1969
OREGON BECAME 1ST STATE TO DECRIMINALIZE POSSESSION OF LESS THAN 1 OZ OF POT, 1973
DAVID KURST COMPLETED 1ST ROUND THE WORLD JOURNEY ON FOOT, 1974
KATE WINSLET, 1975
LECH WALESA AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1983
EUGENE HASENFUS SHOT DOWN OVER NICARAGUA CARRYING MILITARY SUPPLIES TO CONTRAS, 1986
JIM BAKKER CONVICTED OF FRAUD & CONSPIRACY, 1989
THE DALAI LAMA WAS AWARDED THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1989
GARY BONDS SET HOME RUN RECORD, 2001
"TUCK EVERLASTING" RELEASED IN US, 2002
RODNEY DANGERFIELD DIED, 2004
"WALLACE & GROMIT IN THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT" RELEASED IN THE US, 2005
"SEEKER–THE DARK IS RISING" RELEASED IN US, 2007
STEVE JOBS DIED, 2011
ACCORDION & FIDDLE FESTIVAL, SHETLAND, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
FULL HARVEST MOON, 2017
NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY, 2017
NESSBOOKFEST, INVERNESS, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
PIRATE FEST, TYBEE ISLAND, GA, 2017
RESTAURANT FESTIVAL, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017
NATIONAL GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY
MATTEO RICCI, 1552
HENRY WRIOTHESLEY, 3RD EARL OF SOUTHAMPTON, 1573
1ST MENNONITES ARRIVED IN AMERICA (PENNSYLVANIA), 1683
JOHANNA MARIA "JENNY" LIND, 1820
CHARLES STILLWELL, 1845
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE, 1846
JANE EYRE 1ST PUBLISHED, 1847
ANTIOCH COLLEGE, YELLOW SPRINGS, OH, BECAME 1ST COED PUBLIC SCHOOL IN US, 1853
AMERICAN CHESS CONGRESS HELD 1ST NATIONAL TOURNAMENT, 1857
1ST TRAIN ROBBERY IN US (RENO BROS, JACKSON CO, IN), 1866
AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 1876
US NAVAL WAR COLLEGE, NEWPORT, RI, 1884
LE CORBUSIER (CHARLES EDOUARD JEANNERET) (ARCHITECT), 1887
EDISON DEMONSTRATED KINETOSCOPE, 1889
JEFFERSON DAVIS DIED, 1889
IRELAND: IVY DAY/CHARLES STEWART PARNELL DIED, 1891
ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON, DIED, 1892
FLORENCE B SEIBERT (US PHYSICIAN, DEVELOPED TB TEST), 1897
HELEN NEWINGTON WILLS MOODY (US TENNIS CHAMP), 1905
RICHARD DYER-BENNETT (FOLK SONG COLLECTOR), 1913
THOR HEYERDAHL, 1914
1ST APPEARANCE IN PRINT OF THE WORD "JAZZ", 1917
1ST WORLD SERIES RADIO BROADCAST, 1921
"JAZZ SINGER" OPENED, NEW YORK CITY, 1927
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, 1947
DAVID BRIN, 1950
W K KELLOGG DIED, 1951
STEPHANIE ZIMBALIST, 1956
"DR. NO" BECAME THE 1ST JAMES BOND FILM, 1962
US TV DEBUT OF "MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS", 1969
YOM KIPPUR WAR, 1973
JOHN PAUL II BECAME 1ST POPE TO VISIT WHITE HOUSE, 1979
ANWAR el-SADAT KILLED, 1981
BETTE DAVIS DIED, 1989
MICHAEL JORDAN ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT FROM BASKETBALL, 1993
"CSI" PREMIERE, 2000
"NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN" RELEASED IN US, 2007
AFROLATIN FESTIVAL, ABERDEEN, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
CINEMAGIC INTERNATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION FESTIVAL, BELFAST, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
COCKTAIL WEEKEND, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
GUITAR FESTIVAL, ULLAPOOL, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
HARVEST FAIRE, NEWPORT NEWS, VA, 2017
INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL OPENS, BELFAST, CO ANTRIM, N IRELAND, 2017
LANE COUNTY HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOW, EUGENE, OR, 2017
NATIONAL DIVERSITY DAY, 2017
NATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, JONESBOROUGH, TN, 2017
TENNESSEE VALLEY OLD TIME FIDDLERS CONVENTION, ATHENS, AL, 2017
WEATHER ELECTRO MUSIC FESTIVAL, PARIS, FRANCE, 2017
WORLD SMILE DAY, 2017


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017
CHRISTIANS DEFEATED TURKISH FLEET @ LEPANTO, 1571
WEST CLOSED TO COLONIAL SETTLEMENT, 1763
STAMP ACT CONGRESS, 1765
FREEDOM GRANTED TO SLAVES WHO FOUGHT FOR US IN REVOLUTIONARY WAR, 1783
EDGAR ALLEN POE DIED, 1849
FLEETWOOD WALKER, 1ST BLACK MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYER, 1857
THOMAS JAMES WISE (BIBLIOPHILE & FORGER), 1859
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 1868
NIELS HENRIK DAVID BOHR, 1883
HEINRICH HIMMLER, 1890
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES DIED, 1894
DOW JONES AVERAGE 1ST RECORDED, 1896
ELIJAH MUHAMMAD (ELIJAH POOLE), 1897
FORD STARTED 1ST ASSEMBLY LINE, 1913
JUNE ALLYSON (ELLA GEISMAN), 1917
RONALD DAVID LAING, 1927
DESMOND MPILO TUTU, 1931
NAZI TROOPS ENTERED ROMANIA, 1940
JAPANESE EXECUTED 96 US POWs, WAKE ISLAND, 1943
OLIVER LAURENCE NORTH, 1943
GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (EAST GERMANY), 1949
"YOUR HIT PARADE" TV PREMIERE, 1950
JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP, 1951
VLADIMIR PUTIN, 1952
MARION ANDERSON BECAME 1ST BLACK ENGAGED BY THE MET, 1954
YO-YO MA, 1955
CLARENCE BIRDSEYE DIED, 1956
US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BEGAN TV QUIZ SHOWS INVESTIGATION, 1956
1ST "BANDSTAND" BROADCAST, 1957
SIMON PHILLIP COWELL ("AMERICAN IDOL"), 1959
"SPARTACUS" RELEASED IN US, 1960
1ST MOVIE RATINGS SYSTEM ANNOUNCED, 1968
"BEDKNOBS & BROOMSTICKS" RELEASED, 1971
"CATS" OPENED ON BROADWAY (LONGEST RUN), 1982
"NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN" RELEASED, 1983
PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS HIJACKED "ACHILLE LAURO" (SEE 10/8), 1985
US & COALITION FORCES ATTACKED AFGHANISTAN, 2001
ARNOLD BECAME GOV OF CA, 2003
"MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS" RELEASED IN US, 2005
"RIGOLETTO" OPENS, LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO, 2017
AUTUMN FESTIVAL BEGINS, KEW GARDENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
CHOWDER DAYS, MYSTIC SEAPORT, CT, 2017
CRANBERRY FESTIVAL, FORT LANGLEY, BC, 2017
FISHERS RENFAIRE, NOBLESVILLE, IN, 2017
GREATER QUAD CITIES RENAISSANCE FAIRE, HAMPTON, IL, 2017
INTERNATIONAL BALLOON FIESTA, ALBUQUERQUE, NM, 2017
MAGICAL & MEDIEVAL FANTASY FAIRE, HILLSBORO, TX, 2017
MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL OF COURAGE, McKINLEYVILLE, CA, 2017
NATIONAL FORGIVENESS DAY, 2017
OKTOBERFEST, PACIFIC CITY, OR, 2017
OLD ENGLISH FAIRE STRONGHOLD, OREGON, IL, 2017
OYSTER FESTIVAL, CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, VA, 2017
PRIX L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE (HORSE RACES), PARIS, FRANCE, 2017
PUMPKIN CARVING FESTIVAL, SURREY, BC, 2017
SCIENCE FESTIVAL BEGINS, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
SCIENCE FESTIVAL, BIGGAR, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017
SPOKANE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, COLBERT, WA, 2017


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017
ACADIANS EXPELLED FROM NOVA SCOTIA, 1755
JOHN HANCOCK DIED, 1793
CHICAGO FIRE, 1871     
PESHTIGO, WI., FOREST FIRE, 1871
EYNAR HERTSPRUNG (DANISH ASTROPHYSICIST), 1873
EDWARD VERNON RICKENBACKER, 1890
JUAN DOMINGO PERON, 1895
SGT. ALVIN C. YORK SINGLE-HANDEDLY CAPTURED GERMAN MACHINE-GUN BATTALION, 1918
1ST US TRANSCONTINENTAL AIR RACE BEGAN, CA-NV, 1919
FRANK HERBERT, 1920
CLODAGH AUBRY (IRISH DESIGNER), 1937
LORD PETER WIMSEY & HARRIET VANE, 1937
PAUL HOGAN, 1939
DAVID CARRADINE, 1940
JESSE LOUIS JACKSON, 1941
1ST WAVES (WOMEN APPOINTED FOR VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICES) BEGAN TRAINING, 1942
CHEVY CHASE (CORNELIUS CRANE), 1943
R L STINE (CHILDREN'S AUTHOR–GOOSEBUMPS SERIES), 1943
"ADVENTURES OF OZZIE & HARRIET" RADIO DEBUT, 1944
1ST WINCHELL'S DONUT HOUSE, TEMPLE CITY, CA, 1948
SIGOURNEY WEAVER (SUSAN ALEXANDRIA WEAVER), 1949
BOLIVIAN ARMY CAPTURED ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA (SEE 10/10), 1967
ALEKSANDER SOLZHENITSYN AWARDED NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE, 1970
MATT DAMON, 1970
BRUNO MARS, 1985
PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS ABOARD "ACHILLE LAURO" KILLED LEON KLINGHOFER (SEE 10/6), 1985
"7 YEARS IN TIBET" RELEASED IN US, 1997
US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BEGAN CLINTON IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS, 1998
MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE HIT KASHMIR, 2003
1ST RECORDED EBOLA DEATHS IN US, 2014
CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
EARTH SCIENCE WEEK, 2017
EMERGENCY NURSES WEEK, 2017
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK, 2017
FL GRANDMOTHER'S DAY, 2017
MARATHON, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
MARATHON, VICTORIA, BC, 2017
NATIONAL METRIC WEEK, 2017
NATIONAL PIEROGY DAY, 2017
NATIONAL SALMON DAY, 2017
PUMPKIN REGATTA, WINDSOR, KS, 2017
TEEN READ WEEK, 2017


MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
UN: WORLD POST DAY
LEIF ERICSON DAY/DISCOVERED VINLAND, 1000
ROBERT de SORBON, 1201
CERVANTES BAPTIZED, 1547
ROGER WILLIAMS BANISHED FROM MASSACHUSETTES BAY COLONY, 1635
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL FOUNDED, BRANFORD, CT, 1701
MISSION DELORES FOUNDED (OLDEST BUILDING IN SAN FRANCISCO–FORMERLY NAMED AFTER 
	ST FRANCIS), 1776
BENJAMIN BANNEKER DIED, 1806
CHARLES-CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS, 1835
ISAAC SINGER PATENTED SEWING MACHINE MOTOR, 1855
JOSHUA C STODDARD PATENTED CALLIOPE, 1855
ALFRED DREYFUS, 1859
1ST MAIL ORDER CATALOG DELIVERED (MONTGOMERY WARD), 1872
CHARLES RUDOLPH WALGREEN, 1873
1ST 2-WAY TELEPHONE CONVERSATION, 1876
WASHINGTON MONUMENT OPENED TO PUBLIC, 1888
AIMEE SEMPLE McPHERSON, 1890
CHARLES BRUCE CATTON, 1899
ELECTRICITY FROM HOOVER DAM 1ST POWERED LA, 1936
RUSSELL MYERS ("BROOMHILDA"), 1938
JOHN WINSTON LENNON, 1940   
LUFTWAFFE BOMBED ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1940
TRENT LOTT (SEN, R MS), 1941
CHURCHILL & STALIN MET @ MOSCOW, 1944
PETER TOSH (WINSTON HUBERT MacINTOSH), 1944
ELECTRIC BLANKETS 1ST ON SALE, 1946
JACKSON BROWNE, 1950
MacARTHUR ORDERED U.N. TROOPS ACROSS 38TH PARALLEL, 1950
TONY SHALHOUB, 1953
SCOTT BAKULA, 1955
UGANDA INDEPENDENT, 1962
LANDSLIDE KILLED ALMOST 2,000 ALONG ITALY'S VALANT GORGE, 1963
BOLIVIAN ARMY EXECUTED ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA, 1967
PERU NATIONALIZED OIL FIELDS, 1968
ANNIKA SORENSTAM, 1970
KHMER REPUBLIC TOOK CONTROL IN CAMBODIA, 1970
ELVIS & PRISCILLA DIVORCED, 1973
OSKAR SCHINDLER DIED, 1974
ANDREI DMITRIYEVICH SAKHAROV AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1975
SEAN LENNON, 1975
PALESTINIAN TERRORISTS ABOARD "ACHILLE LAURO" SURRENDERED TO EGYPTIAN AUTHORITIES), 1985
FELIX WANKEL DIED, 1988
"UNDER SIEGE" RELEASED, 1992
METEORITE HIT MICHELLE KNAPP'S CHEVY MALIBU, PEEKSKILL, NY, 1992
AILEEN WUORNOS (SERIAL KILLER) EXECUTED, 2002
"MYSTIC RIVER" RELEASED IN US, 2003
NASA DELIBERATELY CRASHED TWO SPACECRAFT INTO MOON, 2009
CANADA–THANKSGIVING DAY, 2017
COLUMBUS DAY, 2017
DRACONID METEOR SHOWERS AT PEAK, 2017
HAWAII–DISCOVERERS DAY, 2017
NATIONAL KICK BUTT DAY (OUR OWN), 2017
NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK, 2017


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
NATIONAL HANDBAG DAY
UN: WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY
WORLD DAY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY
BATTLE OF TOURS/CHARLES MARTEL'S FORCES HALTED MUSLIM ADVANCE, 732
JEAN-ANTOINE WATTEAU, 1684
BENJAMIN WEST (AMERICAN PAINTER), 1738
BENJAMIN WRIGHT (DESIGNED ERIE CANAL), 1770
20,000 KILLED BY HURRICANE, W INDIES, 1780
GIUSEPPE FORTUNIO FRANCESCO VERDI, 1813
STEPHANUS JOHANNES PAULUS KRUGER, 1825
US NAVAL SCHOOL OPENED, 1845
FRITDJOF NANSEN, 1861
JOHN WESLEY HYATT PATENTED NON-IVORY BILLIARD BALLS, 1865
CUBA BEGAN WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE FROM SPAIN, 1868
CUSTER'S FUNERAL, WEST POINT, 1877
GRISWOLD LORILLARD INTRODUCED THE TUXEDO, TUXEDO CLUB, NEW YORK, NY, 1886
HELEN HAYES, 1900
PANAMA CANAL COMPLETED, 1913
THELONIUS SPHERE MONK, 1918
JAMES DU MARESE CLAVELL, 1924
HAROLD PINTER, 1930
"PORGY & BESS" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1935
PETER COYOTE, 1941
800 GYPSY CHILDREN GASSED @ AUSCHWITZ, 1944
BEN VEREEN, 1946
JOHN PRINE, 1946
NORA ROBERTS, 1950
DAVID LEE ROTH, 1955
MARTINA NAVRATILOVA, 1956
"ZORRO" TV PREMIERE, 1957
CHRISTOPHER JAMES JOSEPH CONROY, 1957
PREMIERE "BOB NEWHART SHOW", 1962
DANIEL PEARL, 1963
BRETT LORENZO FAVRE, 1969
FIJI INDEPENDENT OF BRITAIN, 1970
"UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS" PREMIERED ON "MASTERPIECE THEATER", 1971
SPIRO AGNEW RESIGNED AS VICE PRESIDENT, 1973
SEAN LENNON, 1975
US NAVY JETS FORCED EGYPTIAN AIRLINER CARRYING "ACHILLE LAURO" HIJACKERS TO LAND @ NATO BASE
	IN ITALY, 1983
ORSON WELLES DIED, 1985
YUL BRYNNER DIED, 1985
CHRISTOPHER REEVE DIED, 2004
ADA LOVELACE DAY, 2017
INTERNATIONAL FACE YOUR FEARS DAY, 2017
TAKE YOUR MEDICINES, AMERICA, DAY, 2017
WORLD CHILD DEVELOPMENT DAY, 2017


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
INTERNATIONAL COMING OUT DAY
SOUTHERN FOOD HERITAGE DAY
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD
ULRICH ZWINGLI EXECUTED, 1531
MASON LOCKE WEEMS (GEORGE WASHINGTON'S 1ST BIOGRAPHER), 1759
MERIWETHER LEWIS DIED, NATCHEZ TRACE, TN, 1809
HENRY JOHN HEINZ, 1844
D H HOUSTON PATENTED ROLL FILM, 1851
THOMAS EDISON FILED 1ST PATENT, 1868
ANNA ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, 1884
DORR EUGENE FELT AWARDED 1ST PATENT FOR ADDING MACHINE, 1887
JAMES PRESCOTT JOULE DIED, 1889
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION FOUNDED, 1890
BOER WAR BEGAN, 1899
CHARLES REVSON (REVLON), 1906
SAN FRANSISCO BOARD OF EDUCATION ORDERED ORIENTAL CHILDREN SEGREGATED, 1906
JEROME ROBBINS (JEROME RABINOWITZ), 1918
ART BLAKEY (JAZZ BAND LEADER), 1919
ELMORE LEONARD, 1925
ROSCOE ROBINSON, JR (1ST BLACK US 4-STAR GENERAL), 1928
DOTTY WEST (1ST COUNTRY VOCALIST TO WIN GRAMMY, 1964), 1932
ROY SCHEIDER, 1935
ROBERT GALE (INTERNATIONAL BONE MARROW REGISTRY), 1945
DARYL HALL, 1948
PATTY MURRARY (SEN, WA), 1950
"BOB NEWHART SHOW" PREMIERE, 1961
CHICO MARX DIED, 1961
2ND VATICAN COUNCIL, 1962
JOAN CUSACK, 1962
EDITH PIAF DIED, 1963
LUKE PERRY, 1966
CELTIC LEAGUE, AMERICAN BRANCH, 1974
"NBC'S SATURDAY NIGHT", 1975
BILL CLINTON & HILLARY RODHAM, 1975
KATHY SULLIVAN BECAME 1ST US WOMAN TO WALK IN SPACE, 1984
"GHOST & THE DARKNESS" RELEASED, 1996
"MICHAEL COLLINS" RELEASED IN US, 1996
"BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE" RELEASED IN US, 2002
HURRICANE KYLE HIT SC & NC, 2002
JIMMY CARTER WON NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 2002
HURRICANE VINCE HIT SPAIN, 2005
BOOK FAIR, FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 2017
DANCE UMBRELLA OPENS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
EMERGENCY NURSES WEEK, 2017
INTERNATIONAL TOP SPINNING DAY, 2017
NATIONAL BRING YOUR TEDDY BEAR TO WORK DAY, 2017
NATIONAL FOSSIL DAY, 2017
NATIONAL STOP BULLYING DAY, 2017
NATIONAL TAKE YOUR PARENTS TO LUNCH DAY, 2017
RED LINE BOOK FESTIVAL, TALLAGHT, CO DUBLIN, 2017


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
INTERNATIONAL MOMENT OF FRUSTRATION SCREAM DAY
COLUMBUS DAY/COLUMBUS ARRIVED IN BAHAMAS, 1492
JONATHAN TRUMBULL, 1710
CROWN PRINCE LOUIS OF BAVARIA MARRIED PRINCESS THERESE/ORIGIN OF OCTOBERFEST, 1810
ROBERT E LEE DIED, 1870
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, 1872
ALEISTER CROWLEY, 1875
BOER WAR BEGAN, 1899
EDITH CAVELL EXECUTED BY GERMAN FIRING SQUAD, 1915
JEAN NIDETCH (FOUNDED "WEIGHT WATCHERS"), 1923
DICK GREGORY, 1932
"GAY DIVORCEE" RELEASED IN US, 1934
LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, 1935
TOM MIX DIED, 1940
"BURNS & ALLEN SHOW" TV PREMIERE, 1950
RONALD E. McNAIR (MISSION SPECIALIST, "CHALLENGER"), 1950
SUSAN ANTON, 1950
KRUSCHEV'S TANTRUM @ UN, 1960
COLUMBUS DAY STORM, OR & WA, 1962
USSR LAUNCHED VOSHKAD 1 (1ST MULTI-PERSON CREW), 1964
HUGH JACKMAN, 1968
MARTHE SIEDEL (DIXIE CHICKS–FIDDLE, MANDOLIN), 1969
"JESUS CHRIST, SUPERSTAR" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1971
US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES APPROVED AMENDMENT BARRING DESECRATION OF THE FLAG, 1988
"MEMPHIS BELLE" RELEASED, 1990
ANNE THOMPSON ("RECORDINGS FOR THE BLIND") DIED, 1993
JOHN DENVER KILLED IN PLANE CRASH, 1997
WILT CHAMBERLAIN DIED, 1999
WORLD POPULATION HIT 6 BILLION, 1999
ATTACK ON USS COLE, ADEN, YEMEN, 2000
TERRORIST BOMBINGS IN BALI KILLED 202, 2002
AL GORE SHARED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 2007
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL BEGINS, CHICAGO, IL, 2017


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
SILLY SAYINGS DAY
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER REDUCTION
FEAST OF ST. EDWARD THE CONFESSOR--LIVED 1042-1066, REMAINS RELOCATED THIS DATE, 1163
MOLLY PITCHER (MARY HAYS LUDWIG McCAULEY) (REVOLUTIONARY WAR HEROINE), 1754
U.S. NAVY AUTHORIZED, 1775     
1ST ISSUE, OLD FARMER'S ALMANAC, 1792
WHITE HOUSE CORNERSTONE LAID, 1792
RUDOLF CARL VIRCHOW (FATHER OF CELLULAR PATHOLOGY), 1821
B'NAI B'RITH INTERNATIONAL, NEW YORK, NY, 1843
TEXAS RATIFIED STATE CONSTITUTION & APPROVED US ANNEXATION, 1845
LILLIE LANGTRY, 1853
CONRAD RICHTER, 1890
"BABES IN TOYLAND" OPENED, NEW YORK, NY, 1903
1ST WORLD SERIES ENDED, 1903
BARONESS MARGARET HILDA ROBERTS THATCHER, 1925
GRAND OL' OPRY OPENED, 1925
LENNY BRUCE (LEONARD ALFRED SCHNEIDER), 1925
JESSE LEROY BROWN (1ST BLACK US NAVAL AIR ACE), 1926
NANA MOUSKOURI, 1934
PAUL FREDERIC SIMON, 1941
ARTHUR GARFUNKEL, 1942
ITALY DECLARED WAR ON GERMANY, 1943
CHRIS CARTER, 1957
MARIA CANTWELL (SEN, D WA), 1958
OLIVE MARIE OSMOND, 1959
NANCY KERRIGAN, 1969
1ST NIGHT WORLD SERIES GAME, 1971
SACHA NOAM BARON COHEN ("BARAT"), 1971
ED SULLIVAN DIED, 1974
U.S. NATIONAL COMMISSION ON SPACE, 1984
"ELIZABETH" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"LOST WORLD" RELEASED IN US, 1998
CHILEAN MINERS RESCUED AFTER 69 DAYS UNDERGROUND, 2010
AGE OF CHIVALRY RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, LAS VEGAS, NV, 2017
FARMAPHOBIA OPENS, NAVAN, CO MEATH, 2017
KNIT FESTIVAL, INVERNESS, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
LITERATURE FESTIVAL, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
LOGAN CENTER BLUES FEST, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, 2017
POETRY INTERNATIONAL, SOUTHBANK CENTRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
REGIONAL GEM & MINERAL SHOW, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
SOUTHERN FESTIVAL OF BOOKS, NASHVILLE, TN, 2017


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017
BE BALD & BE FREE DAY
BATTLE OF HASTINGS (SEE 1/6), 1066
JAMES II, 1633
WILLIAM PENN, 1644
ELWOOD HAYNES (US AUTO PIONEER), 1857
EDWARD EAMON de VALERA, 1882
DWIGHT DAVID EISENHOWER, 1890     
LILLIAN DIANE GISH, 1893
EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS, 1894
WILLIAM EDWARDS DEMING (STREAMLINING & EFFICIENCY EXPERT), 1900
EUGENE FODOR, 1905
ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON TEDDY ROOSEVELT, MILWAUKEE, WI, 1912
CHARLES EVERETT KOOP (FORMER US SURGEON GENERAL), 1916
ADOLF HITLER INJURED IN BRITISH GAS ATTACK, YPRES SALIENT, BELGIUM, 1918
ROGER GEORGE MOORE, 1928
NAZI GERMANY WITHDREW FROM LEAGUE OF NATIONS, 1933
JOHN WESLEY DEAN, III, 1938
RALPH LAUREN (RALPH LIFSHITZ), 1939
ERWIN ROMMEL FORCED TO COMMIT SUICIDE AFTER HITLER ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT, 1944
JUSTIN HAYWARD, 1945
CHUCK YEAGER BROKE SOUND BARRIER, 1947
HARRY ANDERSON, 1952
GREG EVIGAN, 1953
1ST DAY OF FILMING "10 COMMANDMENTS", 1954
ERROL FLYNN DIED, 1959
J.F.K. 1ST PROPOSED PEACE CORPS IN SPEECH AT U. OF MICHIGAN, 1960
U2 SPY PHOTOS SHOWED SOVIET MEDIUM-RANGE MISSILES IN CUBA/MISSILE CRISIS BEGAN (SEE 10/22, 10/28), 1962
KRUSCHEV OUSTED AS SOVIET PREMIER BY BREZHNEV, 1964
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1964
NATALIE MAINES (DIXIE CHICKS–GUITAR), 1974
FLOYD LANDIS (TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER, STRIPPED OF TITLE, 2007), 1975
BING CROSBY DIED, 1977
USHER RAYMOND, 1978
GAYS MARCHED ON WASHINGTON, DC, 1979
LEONARD BERNSTEIN DIED, 1990
"PULP FICTION" RELEASED IN US, 1994
"FINDING NEVERLAND" RELEASED IN US, 2004
FELIX BAUMGARTNER SKYDOVE FROM 24 MILES HIGH & BROKE SOUND BARRIER, 2012
"BARBER OF SEVILLE" OPENS, SEATTLE OPERA, 2017
50 MILE RELAY & ULTRAMARATHON, WHISTLER, BC, 2017
AFRICA ON THE SQUARE, TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
ART BOOK FAIR, VANCOUVER, BC, 2017
FALL FAERIE FESTIVAL, GLEN ROCK, PA, 2017
FALL INTERNATIONAL HOME FURNISHINGS MARKET, THOMASVILLE, NC, 2017
FEAST OF THE GOBLIN KING, HARTVILLE, MO, 2017
GATHERING OF ROGUES & RUFFIANS, NEW GLARUS, WI, 2017
OKTOBERFEST, FLORENCE, OR, 2017
TURKFEST, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
UNIVERSAL MUSIC DAY, 2017


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2017
NATIONAL CAKE DECORATING DAY
NATIONAL GROUCH DAY
PUBLIUS VERGILIUS MARO (VERGIL), 70 BCE
EVANGELISTA TORRICELLI, 1608
JEAN FRANCOIS PILATRE DE ROZIER & THE MARQUIS FRANCOIS LAURENT d'ARLANDES, BECAME 1ST 
	HUMANS TO FLY, IN A MONTGOLFIER BROS. BALLOON, 1783
NAPOLEON ARRIVED ON ST. HELENA, 1815
ASAPH HALL (DISCOVERED MOONS OF MARS), 1829
FRIEDRICH WILHELM NIETZSCHE, 1844
CONFEDERATE SUB HUNLEY SANK EN ROUTE BACK TO CHARLESTON HARBOR AFTER SINKING 
	HOUSATONIC, 1863
NY EDISON ELECTRIC COMPANY ORGANIZED, 1878
PELHAM GRENVILLE WODEHOUSE, 1881
WILLIAM TEMPLE, 1881
US SUPREME COURT OVERRULED CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1875, 1883
CROW RESERVATION OPENED FOR SETTLEMENT, 1892
JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH, 1908
MATA HARI (MARGARET GERTRUDE ZELLE) EXECUTED, 1917
MARIO PUZO, 1920
1ST ISSUE, "READER'S DIGEST", 1921
LIDO ANTHONY IACOCCA, 1924
ARRIVAL OF 1ST GRAF ZEPPELIN IN NEW YORK, NY, 1928
FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI, 1938
PENNY MARSHALL, 1942
PIERRE LAVAL (LEADER OF VICHY FRANCE) EXECUTED FOR TREASON, 1945
HERMAN GOERING KILLED HIMSELF WHILE IN US CUSTODY, 1946
RICHARD CARPENTER, 1946
GERALD FORD & BETTY BLOOMER, 1948
1ST EPISODE, "I LOVE LUCY", 1951
HURRICANE HAZEL HIT CAROLINAS & ONTARIO, 1954
SARAH FERGUSON, DUCHESS OF YORK, 1959
"YOJIMBO" RELEASED IN US, 1961
COLE PORTER DIED, 1964
1ST RECORDED BURNING OF DRAFT CARDS, 1965
NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR MORATORIUM EVENTS ACROSS THE US, 1969
1ST PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF ANOTHER SOLAR SYSTEM PRESENTED, 1984
MIKHAIL GORBACHEV WON NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1990
CLARENCE THOMAS CONFIRMED TO US SUPREME COURT, 1991
CASSINI SATURN PROBE LAUNCHED, 1997
DREW CAREY BECAME HOST OF "PRICE IS RIGHT", 2007
BULLYING BYSTANDERS UNITE WEEK, 2017
CEDAR MILL CIDER FESTIVAL, PORTLAND, OR, 2017
DIWALI FESTIVAL, TRAFALGAR SQUARE, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
NATIONAL CHARACTER COUNTS WEEK, 2017
NATIONAL FOOD BANK WEEK, 2017
NATIONAL FOREST PRODUCTS WEEK, 2017
SEPHARDIC DAY, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN, 2017


MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017
COLLEGIATE SCHOOL, KILLINGWORTH, CT (BECAME YALE), 1701
DICTIONARY DAY/NOAH WEBSTER, 1758
MARIE ANTOINETTE EXECUTED, 1793
EARLIEST KNOWN SURVIVING PHOTO IN US TAKEN, 1839
1ST USE OF ETHER, BOSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1846
CRIMEAN WAR BEGAN, 1853
OSCAR FINGAL O'FLAHERTIE WILLS WILDE, 1854
JOHN BROWN'S RAID ON HARPER'S FERRY, W.V., 1859
U.S. GRANT PUT IN CHARGE OF MISSISSIPPI REGION, 1863
ZION'S COOPERATIVE MERCANTILE INSTITUTE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT, BECAME 1ST DEPARTMENT 
	STORE IN US, 1868
DAVID BEN-GURION (GRUEN), 1886
EUGENE GLADSTONE O'NEILL, 1888
MICHAEL COLLINS (IRISH PATRIOT), 1890
WILLIAM ORVILLE DOUGLAS, 1898
1ST BIRTH-CONTROL CLINIC IN U.S. OPENED, BROOKLYN, NY, 1916
PVT HENRY FARR OF BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE EXECUTED FOR COWARDICE, 1916
ANGELA BRIGID LANSBURY, 1925
CHINESE COMMUNISTS BEGAN LONG MARCH, 1934
BENJAMIN OLIVER DAVIS BECAME 1ST BLACK US GENERAL, 1940
NUREMBERG WAR CRIMES EXECUTIONS, 1946
SUZANNE SOMERS, 1946
1ST ANN LANDERS COLUMN, 1955
MARIN ALSOP (CLASSICAL CONDUCTOR), 1956
CHINA SET OFF THEIR 1ST ATOMIC BOMB, 1964
WENDY WILSON, 1969
CARDINAL KAROL WOJTYLA BECAME POPE JOHN PAUL II, 1978
DESMOND TUTU AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1984
BABY JESSICA RESCUED FROM THE WELL, 1987
MILLION MAN MARCH, WASHINGTON, DC, 1995
84 KILLED IN STAMPEDE @ WORLD CUP, GUATEMALA CITY, 1996
JAMES MICHENER DIED, 1997
BARBARA BILLINGSLEY DIED, 2010
IDEAS WEEK, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
NATIONAL BOSS'S DAY, 2017


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017
UN:  INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ERADICATION OF POVERTY
SIR PHILIP SYDNEY DIED, 1586
BLACK POETRY DAY/JUPITER HAMMON (1ST PUBLISHED AFRICAN AMERICAN POET IN AMERICA), 1711
FREDERIC CHOPIN DIED, 1849
CHARLES KRAFT, 1880
1ST ISSUE, "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC", 1888
JOHN PAUL I (ALBINO LUCIANI) (2ND SHORTEST PAPAL TENURE), 1912 
SERBIA & GREECE DECLARED WAR ON OTTOMAN EMPIRE, 1912
ARTHUR MILLER, 1915
RITA HAYWORTH (MARGARITA CARMEN CANSINO), 1918
RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA, 1919
AL CAPONE CONVICTED OF TAX EVASION, 1931
1ST ISSUE, "NEWS-WEEK", 1933
ALBERT EINSTEIN ARRIVED IN U.S., 1933
ALAN GARNER, 1934
ROBERT CRAIG "EVEL" KNIEVEL, 1938
JUAN PERON BECAME DICTATOR OF ARGENTINA, 1945
MARGOT KIDDER, 1948
"AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS" RELEASED, 1956
LaLECHE LEAGUE, 1956
MAE CAROL JEMISON (1ST AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN ASTRONAUT), 1956
DOLPH LUNDGREN, 1959
QUIZ SHOW SCANDAL ARRESTS, 1960
PARIS POLICE KILLED MORE THAN 200 ALGERIAN PROTESTERS, 1961
"HOLLYWOOD SQUARES" PREMIERE, 1966
"HAIR" OPENED, 1967
ZIGGIE MARLEY, 1968
EMINEM (MARSHALL BRUCE MATHERS III), 1972
WYCLEF JEAN, 1972
OPEC BEGAN US OIL EMBARGO, 1973
MOTHER TERESA AWARDED NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, 1979
EARTHQUAKE, LOMA PRIETA, SAN FRANSISCO AREA, CA, 1989
TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD DIED, 1991
MARK AYLETT, CARLOS ARESE & JEREMY LEVINE RETURNED TO LONDON FROM CAB TRIP TO 
	CAPETOWN, 1994
300 MILLIONTH AMERICAN BORN, 2006
FOOD & DRUG INTERACTION EDUCATION & AWARENESS WEEK, 2017


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2017
FEAST OF ST. LUKE THE EVANGELIST
WORLD MENOPAUSE DAY
FERDINAND & ISABELLA, 1469
BOSTON SHOEMAKERS BECAME 1ST LABOR UNION IN AMERICA, 1648
CHARLES MASON & JEREMIAH DIXON COMPLETED BORDER SURVEY, 1767
SALOMON AUGUSTE ANDREE (SWEDISH EXPLORER & BALLOONIST), 1854
HENRI LOUIS BERGSON, 1859
SUMMER PALACE DESTROYED, PEKING, 1860
ALASKA TRANSFERRED FROM RUSSIA TO U.S, 1867
1ST US LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE LINE OPENED (NEW YORK, NY-CHICAGO), 1892
SPAIN TRANSFERRED PUERTO RICO TO U.S., 1898
ABBOT JOSEPH LIEBLING ("FREEDOM OF THE PRESS BELONGS TO THOSE WHO OWN ONE."), 1904
JAMES DAVID BROOKS (WPA MURALIST), 1906
ANITA O'DAY (VOCALIST W/BIG BANDS), 1919
PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU (FORMER CANADIAN PM), 1919
JESSE HELMS, 1921
"ROBIN HOOD" PREMIERE, 1922
MELINA MERCOURI, 1925
CHARLES EDWARD ANDERSON "CHUCK" BERRY, 1926
GEORGE CAMPBELL SCOTT, 1927
CANADA:  WOMEN DECLARED TO BE PERSONS, 1929
EDISON DIED, 1931
SHEL SILVERSTEIN, 1932
LEE HARVEY OSWALD, 1939
"MALTESE FALCON" RELEASED IN US, 1941
SOVIET TROOPS INVADED CZECHOSLOVAKIA, 1944
BERLIN WAR CRIMES TRIAL BEGAN, 1945
LAURA NYRO (NIGRO), 1947
NTOZAKE SHANGE (PAULETTE L. WILLIAMS), 1948
TERRY McMILLAN, 1951
MARTINA NAVRATILOVA, 1956
JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME, 1960
WYNTON MARSALIS, 1961
CONGRESS PASSED WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT OVER NIXON'S VETO, 1972
WALT KELLY DIED, 1973
ZAC EFRON, 1987
AZERBAIJAN INDEPENDENT OF USSR, 1991
"TREKKIES" RELEASED IN US, 1998
OIL PIPELINE EXPLODED IN NIGERIA, KILLING OVER 700, 1998
CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL, BRAEMAR, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
HAGFISH DAY, 2017
KLAMATH BASIN POTATO FESTIVAL, MERRILL, OR, 2017
LITERARY FESTIVAL, DUNDEE, SCOTLAND, 2017


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
EVALUATE YOUR LIFE DAY
JOHN I LACKLAND DIED, 1216
THOMAS BROWNE (ENGLISH PHYSICIAN & SCHOLAR):  BORN THIS DAY 1605, DIED THIS DAY 1682
JONATHAN SWIFT DIED, 1745
CORNWALLIS SURRENDERED AT YORKTOWN, 1781
JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT (POET, CRITIC & FRIEND OF SHELLEY & KEATS), 1784
"GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES" BROKE NEWS OF JEFFERSON'S AFFAIR WITH ONE OF HIS SLAVES, 1796
CASSIUS MARCELLUS CLAY (ABOLITIONIST LEADER), 1810
NAPOLEON'S ARMY RETREATED FROM MOSCOW, 1812
"STAR SPANGLED BANNER" 1ST SUNG, BALTIMORE, 1814
ANNE S PECK (US MOUNTAIN CLIMBER), 1850
ALFRED DREYFUS, 1859
AUGUST LUMIERE (FILM PIONEER–SEE ALSO LOUIS LUMIERE, 10/5), 1862
NORTHENMOST ENGAGEMENT OF CIVIL WAR, SAINT ALBANS, VT, 1864
CHARLES EDWARD MERRILL (MERRILL-LYNCH), 1885
GEORGE MORTIMER PULLMAN DIED, 1897
EDDIE BAUER, 1899
CESARE LOMBROSO DIED, 1909
US MAIL 1ST DELIVERED IN GOVERNMENT VEHICLES, 1914
JACK L. ANDERSON, 1922
MARJORIE TALLCHIEF, 1927
JOHN LeCARRE (DAVID JOHN MOORE CORNWELL), 1931
ERNEST RUTHERFORD DIED, 1937
PETER MAX, 1937
MARLON BRANDO MADE ACTING DEBUT, 1944
PETER TOSH, 1944
US NAVY ANNOUNCED BLACK WOMEN COULD BE WAVES, 1944
JOHN LITHGOW, 1945
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, 1949
EDNA ST VINCENT MILLAY DIED, 1950
PRES. TRUMAN FORMALLY ENDED WAR WITH GERMANY, 1953
EVANDER HOLYFIELD, 1962
TY PENNINGTON (TV CELEBRITY CARPENTER), 1965
AMY LYNN CARTER, 1967
JOHN EDWARD (JOHN EDWARD McGEE) (PSYCHIC MEDIUM), 1969
ELVIS & PRISCILLA DIVORCED, 1973
US COPYRIGHT LAW REVISED, 1976
1ST CONCORDE ARRIVED IN NEW YORK, NY, 1977
1ST BLOCKBUSTER OPENED, DALLAS, TX, 1985
BIGGEST DROP IN THE DOW-JONES, 1987
US SENATE REJECTED AMENDMENT BARRING DESECRATION OF THE FLAG, 1988
"SIDEWAYS" RELEASED IN US, 2004
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION, ATLANTA, GA, 2017
DIWALI, 2017
FESTIVAL OF POLITICS, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
FESTIVAL OPERA BEGINS, WEXFORD TOWN, CO WEXFORD, 2017
FRINGE FESTIVAL BEGINS, WEXFORD TOWN, CO WEXFORD, 2017
GET SMART ABOUT CREDIT DAY, 2017
LITTLE FESTIVAL, BIGGAR, SOUTH LANARKSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
CHRISTOPHER WREN (ENGLISH ARCHITECT), 1632
CONTINENTAL CONGRESS OUTLAWED THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES, HORSE RACING, ETC, 1774
US SENATE RATIFIED LOUISIANA PURCHASE, 1803
U.S.-CANADA BOUNDARY, LAKE OF THE WOODS TO ROCKIES, SET @ 49TH PARALLEL, 1818
SAYYID ALI MUHAMMAD, THE BAB (BAHA'I), 1819
JEAN NICHOLAS ARTHUR RIMBAUD (FRENCH POET), 1854
JAMES ROBERT MANN, 1856
JOHN DEWEY (EDUCATOR), 1859
CHARLES EDWARD IVES, 1874
BELA LUGOSI (BELA FERENC DENZSO BLASKO), 1882
RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON DIED, 1890
FREDERIC DANNAY (CO-CREATOR OF ELLERY QUEEN), 1905
ART BUCHWALD, 1925
JOYCE BROTHERS, 1928
"SHERLOCK HOLMES" RADIO DEBUT, 1930
MICKEY CHARLES MANTLE, 1931
JERRY ORBACH, 1935
MAO & CHINESE COMMUNISTS ARRIVED IN HANOI, 1935
ANNE SULLIVAN DIED, 1936
US HOUSE "UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE" OPENED HEARINGS, 1947
TOM PETTY, 1953
J R R TOLKIEN'S RETURN OF THE KING 1ST PUBLISHED, 1955
VIGGO MORTENSEN, 1958
HERBERT HOOVER DIED, 1964
DICK FOSBURY WON GOLD & SET OLYMPIC HIGH JUMP RECORD, 1968
SNOOP DOG (CORDOZAR CALVIN BROADUS,JR), 1971
"SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN", 1973
NIXON'S "SATURDAY NIGHT MASSACRE"/FIRING OF  WATERGATE SPECIAL PROSECUTOR ARCHIBALD COX, 1973
OPERA HOUSE OPENED, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1973
"ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW" RELEASED, 1975
340 FANS KILLED DURING MOSCOW SOCCER DISASTER, 1982
BURT LANCASTER DIED, 1994
BOB GUCCIONE DIED, 2010
MOAMMAR GADHAFI KILLED, 2011
MID-VALLEY BREWFEST, ALBANY, OR, 2017
NATIONAL MAMMOGRAPHY DAY, 2017
QUILT SHOW & SALE, STEPHEN FOSTER FOLK PARK, WHITE SPRINGS, FL, 2017
ROSENVOLK MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL, FERDINAND, IN, 2017
SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017
TAIWAN:  OVERSEAS CHINESE DAY
EARTH CREATED, ACCORDING TO BISHOP JAMES USSHER, 4004 BCE
FEAST OF ST URSULA & THE VIRGINS, 237
GEORGE PLANTAGANET, DUKE OF CLARENCE, 1449
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE, 1772
USS CONSTITUTION ("OLD IRONSIDES") LAUNCHED, 1797
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR/HORATIO NELSON SLAIN, 1805
ALFRED BERNHARD NOBEL, 1833
BATTLE OF LEESBURG, VA, 1861
SAN JUAN ISLANDS AWARDED TO U.S., 1872
EDISON DEMONSTRATED 1ST PRACTICAL INCANDESCENT LAMP, 1879
SIR GEORG SOLTI, 1912
JOHN BIRKS "DIZZY" GILLESPIE, 1917
US TROOPS 1ST SAW ACTION IN WWI, 1917
GERMANY ENDED UNRESTRICTED SUBMARINE ATTACKS, 1918
CELIA CRUZ (CELIA DE LA CORIDAD CRUZ ALONSO), 1924
1ST ASSEMBLY LINE MODEL A FORD, 1927
1ST AIR AMBULANCE SERVICE, 1929
URSULA KROEBER LeGUIN, 1929
1ST AUTOGYRO WITH CLOSED CABIN FLOWN, 1931
1ST COMMERCIAL TRANS-PACIFIC PASSENGER SERVICE, 1936
NATALIYA ROMANOVNA MAKAROVA (BALLERINA), 1940
NAZIS KILLED THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS IN YUGOSLAVIA, 1941
FRENCH WOMEN WON RIGHT TO VOTE, 1945
CHINESE TROOPS OCCUPIED TIBET, 1950
CARRIE FISHER, 1956
"JAILHOUSE ROCK" RELEASED IN US, 1957
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM OPENED, NEW YORK, NY, 1959
PRES EISENHOWER SIGNED EXECUTIVE ORDER ASSIGNING WERNHER VON BRAUN TO NASA, 1959
1000,000 VIETNAM PROTESTORS STORMED PENTAGON, 1967
JACK KEROUAC DIED, 1969
JOHN THOMAS SCOPES DIED ("MONKEY TRIAL"), 1970
KIM KARDASHIAN, 1980
TOM CARVEL (TOMAS ANDREAS CARVELAS) (INVENTOR OF SOFT ICE CREAM DISPENSER) DIED, 1990
MAXENE ANDREWS DIED (ANDREWS SISTERS), 1995
"PATCH ADAMS" RELEASED IN US, 1998
"POLAR EXPRESS" RELEASED IN US, 2004
HURRICANE WILMA HIT COZUMEL, 2005
OSCAR PISTORIUS SENTENCED TO 6 YEARS IN PRISON FOR KILLING REEVA STEENKAMP, 2014
BREWFEST, ANGUS, SCOTLAND, 2017
DISCOVERY FILM FESTIVAL, DUNDEE, SCOTLAND, 2017
DIWALI LIGHTS OF INDIA, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
HAUNTED PIRATE FEST & MERMAID SPLASH, BOYNTON BEACH, FL, 2017
INDIA FEST, SLIGO TOWN, CO SLIGO, 2017
ORIONID METEOR SHOWERS AT PEAK, 2017
RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, CALIFORNIA CITY, CA, 2017
RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, GLOUCESTER, VA, 2017
SWEETEST DAY (ORIGINALLY CANDY WAS GIVEN TO NEWSBOYS, ORPHANS, THE ELDERLY & POOR, CLEVELAND, OH), 2017
TWEED VALLEY FOREST FESTIVAL, PARKGATE, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY, SCOTLAND, 2017
WEST COAST GIANT PUMPKIN REGATTA, TUALATIN, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017
SMART IS COOL DAY
1ST SOLAR ECLIPSE RECORDED, CHINA, 2137 BCE
JEAN GROLIER de SERVIERES (FRENCH BOOK COLLECTOR) DIED, 1565
RANDOLPH PEYTON, 1721
COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (NOW PRINCETON) CHARTERED, 1746
ANDRE-JACQUES GARNERIN MADE 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP, 1797
FRANZ LISZT, 1811
MILLERITE WORLD'S END, 1844
SARAH BERNHARDT, 1844
EDWARD PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM, 1866
1ST OPENING NIGHT @ N.Y. METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE (FAUST), 1883
JOHN REED, 1887
GEORGE BEADLE (GENETICIST), 1903
PAUL CEZANNE DIED, 1906
CURLY HOWARD (JEROME LESTER "JERRY" HORWITZ) (3 STOOGES), 1911
CONGRESS PASSED REVENUE ACT/1ST US FEDERAL INCOME TAX, 1912
ROBERT CAPO (ANDREI FRIEDMAN–PHOTO JOURNALIST), 1913
DORIS MAY LESSING, 1919
CHICAGO WHITE SOX PLAYERS INDICTED FOR THROWING 1919 WORLD SERIES, 1920
TIMOTHY FRANCIS LEARY, 1920
HOUDINI FATALLY STRUCK IN THE ABDOMEN, 1926
FBI KILLED CHARLES "PRETTY BOY" FLOYD, EAST LIVERPOOL, OH, 1934
ROBERT "BOBBIE" SEALE, 1936
CHESTER F. CARLSON INVENTED XEROGRAPHIC COPIER, 1938
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD, 1938
DEREK JACOBI, 1938
1ST TELEVISED PRO FOOTBALL GAME, 1939
ANNETTE FUNNICELLO, 1942
CATHERINE DENEUVE (CATHERINE DORLEAC), 1943
JEFF LYNN GOLDBLUM, 1952
PATTI DAVIS, 1952
1ST AMERICAN CASUALTIES IN VIETNAM (13 WOUNDED), 1957
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS/PRES. KENNEDY ORDERED NAVAL BLOCKADE OF CUBA (SEE 10/14, 10/28), 1962     
BRIAN ANTHONY BOITANO, 1963
"MY FAIR LADY" RELEASED, 1964
SARTRE AWARDED & DECLINED NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE, 1964
PRES LBJ SIGNED HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION ACT, 1965
PABLO CASALS DIED, 1973
ARNOLD TOYNBEE DIED, 1975
VENERA 9 SENT BACK 1ST PHOTOS OF SURFACE OF VENUS, 1975
FORMER SHAH OF IRAN ARRIVED IN NEW YORK, 1979
WORLD SERIES CANCELED, 1994
SOUPY SALES DIED, 2009
LANCE ARMSTRONG STRIPPED OF ALL TOUR DE FRANCE TITLES, 2012
CONAMARA SEA WEEK BEGINS, LETTERFRACK, CO GALWAY, 2017
INTERNATIONAL STUTTERING AWARENESS DAY, 2017
MOTHER-IN-LAW DAY, 2017
NATIONAL CHEMISTRY WEEK, 2017
NATIONAL MASSAGE THERAPY AWARENESS WEEK, 2017
PASTORAL CARE WEEK, 2017
RODENT AWARENESS WEEK, 2017


MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017
NATIONAL MOLE DAY (AVOGADRO'S #)
SWALLOWS LEAVE CAPISTRANO/DEATH OF ST. GIOVANNI da CAPISTRANO, 1456
NICHOLAS APPERT (FATHER OF CANNING), 1752
JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT, 1805
AMERICAN FUR TRADERS TURNED ASTORIA TRADING POST OVER TO BRITISH NW COMPANY, 1813
PIERRE ATHANASE LAROUSSE, 1817
LOUIS RIEL (FRENCH-CANADIAN PATRIOT), 1844
JOHN WILLIAM HEISEMAN, 1869
WILLIAM COOLIDGE, 1873
GERTRUDE CAROLINE EDERLE (1ST WOMAN TO SWIM ACROSS ENGLISH CHANNEL), 1906
OSCAR S STRAUS BECAME 1ST JEWISH US CABINET MEMBER, 1906
BLANCHE SCOTT BECAME 1ST FEMALE AVIATOR, 1910
THAILAND:  KING CHULALONKORN THE GREAT DIED, 1910
WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE MARCH, NEW YORK, NY, 1915
1ST US UNKNOWN SOLDIER SELECTED, 1921
TV TALKSHOW HOST DAY/JOHNNY CARSON, 1925
ZANE GREY DIED, 1939
PELE (EDSON ARANTES do NASCIMENTO), 1940
"DUMBO" RELEASED IN US, 1941
BRITISH 8TH ARMY LAUNCHED OFFENSIVE @ EL ALAMEIN, 1942
MICHAEL JOHN CRICHTON, 1942
BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF BEGAN (ENDED 10/26), 1944
MELQUIADES "MEL" MARTINEZ (SEN, R FL), 1946
AL JOLSON DIED, 1950
ANG LEE (DIRECTOR, "CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON"), 1954
HUNGARIAN REVOLT TURNED VIOLENT (SEE 10/26, 11/4), 1956
ALFRED MATTHEW YANKOVIC, 1959
DISNEY WORLD, 1971
"PIPPIN" OPENED, 1972
"MOTHER" MAYBELLE CARTER DIED, 1978
TERRORIST ATTACKS ON U.S. & FRENCH BEIRUT EMBASSIES, 1983
HUNGARY DECLARED INDEPENDENCE, 1989
"PLEASANTVILLE" RELEASED IN US, 1998
IPOD, 2001
CHECHEN REBELS TOOK 700 HOSTAGES @ MOSCOW THEATER (SEE 10/26), 2002
NUCLEAR SCIENCE WEEK, 2017
THEATRE OF DRAMS WHISKEY FESTIVAL, ISLAY, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017
JANE SEYMOUR (#3) DIED, 1537
TYCHO BRAHE DIED, 1601
ANTOINE van LEEUWENHOECK, 1632
TREATY OF WESTPHALIA/30 YEARS WAR ENDED, 1648
BELVA ANN BENNETT LOCKWOOD (1ST FEMALE ATTORNEY TO PRACTICE BEFORE SUPREME COURT), 1830
ALONZO D PHILLIPS PATENTED SAFETY MATCH, 1836
WILLIAM LASSELL DISCOVERED 2 OF URANUS' MOONS, 1851
DANIEL WEBSTER DIED, 1852
1ST TRANS-US TELEGRAM, 1861
WESTERN UNION COMPLETED 1ST TRANSCONTINENTAL TELEGRAPH LINE, 1861
ANNIE EDISON TAYLOR MADE 1ST KNOWN TRIP OVER NIAGRA FALLS IN BARREL, 1901
MELVIN HORACE PURVIS (FBI AGENT), 1903
MELVIN PURVIS (FBI), 1903
MOSS HART (BROADWAY COMPOSER & LYRICIST), 1904
UNKNOWN SOLDIER SELECTED FOR ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, WASHINGTON, DC, 1921
GEORGE CADBURY DIED, 1922
BLACK THURSDAY/STOCK MARKET PANIC, 1929
JILES PERRY "J P" RICHARDSON, JR (THE BIG BOPPER), 1930
BILL WYMAN (FORMER BASS, "ROLLING STONES"), 1936
NYLON STOCKINGS FIRST SOLD, 1939
40-HOUR WORK WEEK IN U.S., 1940
F. MURRAY ABRAHAM, 1940
KEVIN DELANEY KLINE, 1945
UNITED NATIONS FOUNDED, 1945
1ST USE OF "COLD WAR" (BERNARD BARUCH), 1948
PRES TRUMAN DECLARED WAR WITH GERMANY OFFICIALLY OVER, 1951
"PETER PAN" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1954
CHRISTIAN DIOR DIED, 1957
ZAMBIA INDEPENDENT, 1964
JACKIE ROBINSON DIED, 1972
GENE RODDENBERRY DIED, 1991
RAUL JULIA DIED, 1994
"FAIRY TALE" RELEASED IN US, 1997
"GATTACA" RELEASED IN US, 1997
LAST CONCORDE FLIGHT, 2003
HURRICANE WILMA HIT FLORIDA, 2005
ROSA PARKS DIED, 2005
THEATRE FESTIVAL, PORTLAIOSE, CO LAOIS, 2017
UN DISARMAMENT WEEK, 2017
WORLD ORIGAMI DAY, 2017


WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2017
CHAUCER DIED, 1400
ST. CRISPIN'S DAY/BATTLE OF AGINCOURT, 1415
HENRY FIELDING BECAME JUSTICE OF THE PEACE FOR WESTMINSTER & MIDDLESEX, 1748
GEORGE III BECAME ENGLISH SOVEREIGN, 1760
JOHN ADAMS & ABIGAIL SMITH, 1764
1ST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS SENT GRIEVANCES TO KING GEORGE III, 1774
BENJAMIN BANNEKER DIED, 1806
JOHANN STRAUSS THE YOUNGER, 1825
ALEXANDRE-CESAR-LEOPOLD "GEORGES" BIZET, 1838
CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE, 1854
AVERILL CHEMICAL PAINT CO AWARDED 1ST TRADEMARK IN US, 1870
POSTCARD 1ST USED IN US, 1870
PABLO RUIZ PICASSO, 1881
RICHARD EVELYN BYRD, 1888
BILLY BARTY, 1924
HELEN REDDY, 1942
1ST KAMIKAZE ATTACKS/BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF, 1944
TAIWAN TRANSFERRED BACK TO CHINESE RULE FROM JAPAN, 1945
CHINA INVADED TIBET, 1950
ROLLING STONES APPEARED ON "ED SULLIVAN SHOW", 1964
MIDORI, 1971
U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY REMOVED TAIWAN & ADMITTED MAINLAND CHINA, 1971
SUSAN LYNN ROLEY & JOANNA E. PIERCE BECAME 1ST FEMALE F.B.I. AGENTS, 1972
"NEWHART" TV PREMIERE, 1982
U.S. INVADED GRENADA, 1983
KATY PERRY, 1984
KATE TURABIAN DIED, 1987
KAZAKHSTAN INDEPENDENT, 1991
FIRESTORMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1993
VINCENT PRICE DIED, 1993
RICHARD HARRIS DIED, 2002
MON PREMIER FESTIVAL, PARIS, FRANCE, 2017
SLIGO LIVE FOLK ROOTS & INDIE FESTIVAL BEGINS, SLIGO TOWN, CO SLIGO, 2017


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017
MICHAEL SERVETUS CONDEMNED TO DEATH FOR BLASPHEMY, 1553
GIUSEPPE DOMENICO SCARLATTI, 1685
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LEFT FOR FRANCE, 1776
MULES 1ST IMPORTED TO U.S., 1785
HENRY DERINGER, JR, 1786
JOSEPH ALOYSIUS HANSOM (CAB DESIGNER), 1803
ERIE CANAL OPENED, 1825
CHARLES WILLIAM POST, 1854
LEON TROTSKY, 1879
SHOOTOUT @ THE OK CORRAL, 1881
MAHALIA JACKSON, 1911
REPUBLIC OF CHINA PROCLAIMED, 1911
FRANCOIS MITTERAND, 1916
MUHAMMAD REZA PAHLAVI, 1919
MARGARET TOBIN "MOLLY" BROWN DIED, 1932
RALPH BAKSHI, 1938
BOB HOSKINS, 1942
BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF ENDED (BEGAN 10/23), 1944
PAT CONROY, 1945
HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON, 1946
IVAN REITMAN, 1946
JACLYN SMITH, 1948
"VICTORY AT SEA" TV PREMIERE, 1952
HATTIE McDANIEL DIED, 1952
CARY ELWES ("PRINCESS BRIDE", "ROBIN HOOD–MEN IN TIGHTS"), 1962
NATALIE MERCHANT, 1963
MUHAMMAD REZA PAHLAVI CROWNED HIMSELF SHAH OF IRAN, 1967
"DOONESBURY" 1ST APPEARED, 1970
IGOR SIKORSKY DIED, 1972
"TERMINATOR" RELEASED, 1984
HURRICANE MITCH HIT CENTRAL AMERICA, 1998
PRES GEORGE W BUSH SIGNED "PATRIOT ACT", 2001
RUSSIAN SPECIAL FORCES STORMED MOSCOW THEATER (SEE 10/23–120 HOSTAGES KILLED), 2002
DIWALI, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
HOLIDAY FOOD & GIFT FESTIVAL, TACOMA, WA, 2017
KOOTENANY FEATURING JOHN RENBOURN, CRANBROOK, BC, 2017
MUSEUMS AT NIGHT, LONDON, ENGLAND, 2017
SOUNDFESTIVAL, ABERDEEN, ABERDEENSHIRE, SCOTLAND, 2017


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
CRANKY COWORKERS DAY
UN WORLD DAY FOR AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE
COLUMBUS DISCOVERED CUBA, 1492
MICHAEL SERVETUS BURNED AT STAKE, 1553
QUAKERS EXECUTED FOR HERESY, MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY, 1659
JAMES COOK, 1728
GEORGE III ADDRESSED PARLIAMENT FOR 1ST TIME REGARDING REBELLION IN AMERICA, 1775
NICOLO PAGANINI, 1782
"FEDERALIST PAPERS" 1ST APPEARED, 1787
ISAAC MERRIT SINGER, 1811
TEDDY ROOSEVELT, 1858
EMILY PRICE POST, 1872
1ST PERFORMANCE, MUSSORGSKY'S "NIGHT ON BALD MOUNTAIN", 1886
N.Y. SUBWAY OPENED, 1904
DYLAN MARLAIS THOMAS, 1914
KDKA, PITTSBURG, PA, RECEIVED 1ST RADIO LICENSE, 1920
RUBY DEE, 1924
FRED WALKER PATENTED GOLF SHOES, 1925
HARRY ROBBINS HALDEMAN, 1926
SYLVIA PLATH, 1932
DUPONT ANNOUNCED INVENTION OF NYLON, 1938
JOHN MARWOOD CLEESE, 1939
MAXINE HONG KINGSTON, 1940
US FORCES ARRESTED FERDINAND PORSCHE FOR PRO-NAZI ACTIVITIES, 1945
"GEOGRAPHICALLY SPEAKING" BECAME 1ST COMMERCIALLY-SPONSORED TV SHOW, 1946
ROBERTO BENIGNI ("LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL"), 1952
"DISNEYLAND", WALT DISNEY'S 1ST TV PROGRAM, PREMIERED, 1954
MARILYN & JOE DiMAGGIO DIVORCED, 1954
MARLA MAPLES, 1963
REX STOUT DIED, 1975
"NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION" BIBLE PUBLISHED, 1978
US PRISON POPULATION TOPPED 1 MILLION FOR 1ST TIME, 1994
HURRICANE MITCH HIT CENTRAL AMERICA, 1998
"MATRIX REVOLUTIONS" RELEASED IN US, 2003
BOOK FESTIVAL, TARBERT, SCOTLAND, 2017
BRAM STOKER FESTIVAL, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, 2017
SEA WITCH HALLOWEEN & FIDDLERS FESTIVAL, REHOBOTH BEACH, DE, 2017


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017
ST. JUDE'S DAY
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS, 1467
HARVARD FOUNDED, 1636
GIOVANNI ANTONIO CANALETTO (CANALE) (ITALIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTER), 1697
JOHN LOCKE DIED, 1704
JAMES COOK, 1728
BRITISH FORBADE BOSTON RESIDENTS TO LEAVE (LASTED UNTIL 3/27/1776), 1775
ELIPHALET REMINGTON, 1793
ABIGAIL ADAMS DIED, 1818
ANNA ELIZABETH DICKINSON, 1842
DONNER PARTY LEFT ILLINOIS FOR CALIFORNIA, 1846
GEORGES AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER, 1846
DAISETSU TEITERO SUZUKI (SCHOLAR OF BUDDHISM), 1870
PRES CLEVELAND DEDICATED "STATUE OF LIBERTY", 1886
EDITH HEAD (HOLLYWOOD DESIGNER), 1898
ELSA LANCHESTER, 1902
EVELYN ARTHUR ST JOHN WAUGH, 1903
ST LOUIS BECAME 1ST POLICE DEPT IN US TO USE FINGERPRINTING, 1904
JONAS EDWARD SALK, 1914
CZECHOSLOVAKIA FOUNDED, 1918
VOLSTEAD ACT PASSED, 1919
MUSSOLINI TOOK COMMAND OF ITALIAN GOVERNMENT, 1921
CHARLIE DANIELS, 1936
JANE ALEXANDER, 1939
GREECE  ATTACKED AFTER REFUSING TO OPEN BORDERS TO MUSSOLINI'S TROOPS , 1940
MICHAEL CRICHTON, 1942
SIMON BRETT, 1945
HELEN EUGENIE MOORE ANDERSON BECAME 1ST FEMALE U.S. AMBASSADOR (TO DENMARK), 1949
MICHAEL BRUCE JENNER, 1949
"JACK BENNY PROGRAM" TV PREMIERE, 1950
ANNIE POTTS ("GHOSTBUSTERS" MOVIES), 1952
WILLIAM HENRY GATES III, 1955
MAHMUD AHMADINEJAD, 1956
CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS ENDED (BEGAN 10/14, SEE 10/22), 1962
KRUSCHEV ANNOUNCED MISSILES WOULD BE REMOVED FROM CUBA, 1962
PAUL WYLIE, 1964
GATEWAY ARCH COMPLETED, ST LOUIS, MO, 1965
JAMI GERTZ, 1965
POPE PAUL VI ABSOLVED JEWS OF GUILT IN JESUS'S DEATH, 1965
JULIA ROBERTS, 1967
US & USSR AGREED ON MUTUAL SPACE RESCUE PLAN, 1970
STATUE OF LIBERTY:  DEDICATED, 1886; REDEDICATED, 1986
"STARGATE" RELEASED, 1994
"MONSTERS, INC" RELEASED IN US, 2001
"LEGEND OF ZORRO" RELEASED IN US, 2005
ALL HALLOWS FANTASY FAIRE, SONORA, CA, 2017
CAROLINA CALEDONIAN FESTIVAL, ELIZABETOWN, NC, 2017
DIE DE MUERTOS, SEATTLE CENTER, SEATTLE, WA, 2017
FESTIVAL OF WILD ATLANTIC WRITING, CASHEL BAY, CO GALWAY, 2017
GATALOP RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL, 2017
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY, 2017
RANDOLPH STREET MARKET FESTIVAL, CHICAGO, IL, 2017
RENAISSANCE FAIRE, ESCONDIDO, CA, 2017
RENAISSANCE FAIRE, FLORENCE, AL, 2017
SCIENCE FESTIVAL, DUNDEE, SCOTLAND, 2017
STORYTELLING FESTIVAL, ORKNEY, HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS, SCOTLAND, 2017
UMATILLA COUNTY POTATO SHOW, WESTON, OR, 2017


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
NATIONAL CAT DAY
SIR WALTER RALEIGH EXECUTED, 1618
WILLIAM PENN LANDED IN PENNSYLVANIA, 1682
JAMES BOSWELL, 1740
1ST US SHIP ENTERED CALIFORNIA PORT ("OTTER", CAPT EBENEZER DORR, BOSTON, MA), 1796
DANIEL DECATUR EMMETT (COMPOSED "DIXIE"), 1815
PAUL JOSEF GOEBBELS, 1897
JOSEPH PULITZER DIED, 1911
BILL MAULDIN, 1921
REPUBLIC OF TURKEY, 1923
DOMINICK DUNNE, 1925
STOCK MARKET COLLAPSE, 1929
GIMBEL'S SOLD 1ST BALL POINT PENS IN U.S., 1945
RICHARD DREYFUSS, 1947
KATE JACKSON, 1948
ISRAEL INVADED SUEZ, 1956
LOUIS B MAYER DIED, 1957
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN FOUNDED, 1966
"HAIR" OPENED ON BROADWAY, 1967
INTERNET CREATED/COMPUTERS @ UCLA & STANFORD CONNECTED, 1969
WINONA RYDER, 1971
AUCTION OF ARTWORK STOLEN BY NAZIS, VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 1996
JOHN GLENN LAUNCHED ABOARD SPACE SHUTTLE "DISCOVERY", 1998
SUPERSTORM SANDY HIT US, 2012
EU DST ENDS, 2017
HORROR EXPO, DUBLIN CITY, CO DUBLIN, 2017
JACOBITES FESTIVAL DAY, PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE, EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND, 2017
MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL, BRYN ATHYN, PA, 2017
MOUNT PISAGH ARBORETUM MUSHROOM FESTIVAL, EUGENE, OR, 2017
REFORMATION SUNDAY, 2017


MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017
JOHN ADAMS, 1735    
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN, 1751
1ST METHODIST CHURCH IN AMERICA FOUNDED, 1768
JANE AUSTEN'S SENSE & SENSIBILITY 1ST PUBLISHED, 1811
ALFRED SISLEY (FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST PAINTER), 1839
HELENA, MT, 1864
EMILY POST, 1872
ADMIRAL WILLIAM "BULL" HALSEY, 1882
EZRA LOOMIS POUND, 1885
CHARLES ATLAS (ANGELO SICILIANO), 1893
CHICAGO WORLDS FAIR CLOSED, 1893
DANIEL M COOPER PATENTED TIME CLOCK, 1894
JOHN J LOUD PATENTED BALLPOINT PEN, 1898
JEAN-HENRI DUNANT (FOUNDED "RED CROSS") DIED, 1910
LOUIS MALLE (FRENCH FILM DIRECTOR), 1932
DICK GAUTIER ("BYE, BYE, BIRDIE"), 1937
"WAR OF THE WORLDS" RADIO BROADCAST, 1938
GRACE SLICK ("JEFFERSON AIRPLANE"), 1943
HENRY WINKLER, 1945
"LION IN WINTER" PREMIERE, 1968
PRINCE JUAN CARLOS BECAME SPANISH HEAD OF STATE, 1975
PHILLIP MORRIS BOUGHT KRAFT, 1988
"PERFECT STORM" IN N ATLANTIC (HIT LAND AS HURRICANE 11/2), 1991
SEPARATISTS DEFEATED IN QUEBEC (50.6 TO 49.4%), 1995
STEVE ALLEN DIED, 2000
HURRICANE BETA HIT NICARAGUA, 2005
ROBERT GOULET DIED, 2007
CHECKLISTS DAY, 2017
CREATE A GREAT FUNERAL DAY, 2017
WORLD AUDIO DRAMA DAY, 2017


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2017
HALLOWEEN/ALL HALLOWS EVE/SAMHAIN–CELTIC NEW YEAR
NATIONAL MAGIC DAY
NATIONAL UNICEF DAY
REFORMATION DAY/LUTHER NAILED 95 THESES TO DOOR OF WITTENBURG CATHEDRAL, 1517
JOHANNES SLEIDANUS (GERMAN HISTORIAN) DIED, 1556
JAN VERMEER, 1632
GEORGE III ADDRESSED PARLIAMENT FOR 1ST TIME SINCE "DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE", 1776
JOHN KEATS, 1795
JULIETTE MAGILL KINZIE GORDON LOW (FOUNDED "GIRL SCOUTS"), 1860
NEVADA ADMITTED (36), 1864
CHIANG KAI-SHEK, 1887
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1ST PRINT COLLECTION) PUBLISHED, 1892
DALE EVANS (FRANCES BUTTS), 1912
WILLIAM HARDY McNEILL, 1917
DICK FRANCIS, 1920
HOUDINI DIED, 1926
DAN IRVIN RATHER, 1931
MICHAEL COLLINS (APOLLO ASTRONAUT), 1931
MICHAEL LANDON (EUGENE MICHAEL OROWITZ), 1937
"REUBEN JAMES" BECAME 1ST US WARSHIP SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION (GERMAN) IN WW II, 1941
MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENT COMPLETED, 1941
EARL LLOYD BECAME 1ST BLACK TO PLAY IN NBA (WASHINGTON CAPITALS), 1950
JANE PAULEY (TV NEWS ANCHOR, MARRIED TO GARRY TRUDEAU), 1950
JOHN FRANKLIN CANDY, 1950
BRITISH & FRENCH TROOPS LANDED IN SUEZ, 1956
HURRICANE HATTIE HIT BELIZE, 1961
PETER JACKSON (DIRECTOR, "LORD OF THE RINGS" & "KING KONG"), 1961
STALIN'S BODY REMOVED FROM LENIN'S TOMB, 1961
INDIRA GANDHI KILLED, 1984
"CAR TALK" RADIO PREMIERE, 1987
JOSEPH CAMPBELL DIED, 1987
FEDERICO FELLINI DIED, 1993
"GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING" RELEASED IN US, 2003
P W BOTHA DIED, 2006
STUDS TERKEL DIED, 2008
UN WORLD CITIES DAY, 2017