Historical Events for 15th October 2018

1827 – Charles Darwin admitted to Christ’s College, Cambridge
1883 – Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional
1914 – Clayton Anti-trust Act passed (union and strike rights)
1925 – Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
1965 – WEMT (now WVII) TV channel 7 in Bangor, ME (ABC) begins broadcasting
1968 – British athlete David Hemery sets a world record 48.12s to beat Gerhard Hennige of West Germany and take the gold medal in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Mexico City Olympics
1970 – Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
1974 – National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school busing
2001 – NASA’s Galileo spacecraft passes within 112 miles of Jupiter’s moon Io.
2011 – MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2

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