Sunday, October 2, 2022

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On This Day :: October 2

1935 - Italian forces invaded Abyssinia. 1998 - Gene Autry, the "Singing Cowboy" whose "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" sold more than 30 million copies, died. 2001...

On This Day :: October 2

1935 - Italian forces invaded Abyssinia. 1998 - Gene Autry, the "Singing Cowboy" whose "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" sold more than 30 million copies, died. 2001...

On This Day :: October 1

1908 - Henry Ford's Model T Ford car went on sale. 1918 - Arab forces aided by the British under T. E. Lawrence -- Lawrence...

On This Day :: September 30

1938 - After signing the Munich agreement with Adolf Hitler in Germany, Neville Chamberlain returned to Britain and declared that there would be "peace...

On This Day :: September 29

1923 - Britain began to govern Palestine under a mandate from the League of Nations. 1938 - Germany, France, Britain and Italy signed the Munich...

On This Day :: September 28

1902 - The French novelist Emile Zola died. 1939 - Warsaw, Poland surrenders to Germans after weeks of resistance. 1964 - Arthur "Harpo" Marx died. He...

On This Day :: September 27

1917 - Hilaire-Germaine-Edgar Degas, French artist known as one of the greatest 19th century French artists, died. 1922 - King Constantine I of Greece abdicated....

On This Day :: September 26

1907 - New Zealand becomes dominion within British Empire. 1937 - American blues singer Bessie Smith died after a car crash. 1997 - Mafia boss Salvatore...

On This Day :: September 25

1926 - Slavery Convention signed by 20 states at League of Nations. 1932 - The Spanish region of Catalonia was granted autonomy. 1943 - The Russians...

On This Day :: September 24

1932 - Indian activist Mahatma Gandhi agrees Poona Pact to end fast. 1988 - Canadian Ben Johnson set a 100 metres world record of 9.79...

On This Day :: September 23

1896 - Queen Victoria becomes longest-reigning British monarch. 1912 - Silent film director Mack Sennett's first "Keystone Cops" film, "Cohen Collects a Debt", was released. 1939...

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