Historical Events for 31st October 2019

1596 – English, French and Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish “Triple Covenant”
1617 – Laurens Reael resigns as governor-general of Dutch East Indies
1907 – Calgary City Rugby Football Club’s 1st game defeating Strathcona Rugby Foot-ball Club 15-0 at Calgary
1980 – Polish government recognizes Solidarity trade union
1982 – “Rock ‘n Roll!: The 1st…” closes at St James NYC after 9 performances
1984 – Howard Goodall and Melvyn Bragg’s musical “Hired Man” premieres in London
1988 – 19°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct
2003 – A bankruptcy court approves MCI’s reorganization plans, essentially clearing the telecommunications company to exit bankruptcy.
2003 – Mahathir Mohamad resigns as Prime Minister of Malaysia and is replaced by Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, marking an end to Mahathir’s 22 years in power
2014 – Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

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