Historical Events for 1st October 2019

1657 – Treaty of Raalte: Willem II no longer viceroy of Overijssel
1931 – Philadelphia Athletics seek 3rd straight World Series baseball title; beat St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2 in opener at Sportsman’s Park; lose series, 4-3
1932 – Oswald Mosley forms British Union of Fascists
1932 – Babe Ruth’s legendary call; sledged by Cubs dugout, points to center-field before homering into the Wrigley Field bleachers in 5th inning, Game 3 of the World Series; NY Yankees win, 7-5
1943 – Averell Harriman named US ambassador to Moscow
1963 – Nigeria enacts a new constitution and becomes a republic
1979 – US returns Canal Zone (but not the canal) to Panama after 75 years
1985 – Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed
2015 – Cargo ship El Faro goes missing with 33 crew during Hurricane Joaquin near the Bahamas
2017 – Former NFL star, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson is released from Nevada’s Lovelock Prison after 10 years detention for armed robbery and kidnapping

More Historical Events »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *