Historical Events for 7th October 2019

1936 – 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel
1953 – Bill Veeck tells Browns stockholders he faces bankruptcy unless they drop their suit to block his move to Baltimore, they comply
1965 – Charles Linster does 6,006 consecutive push-ups
1968 – Rioting continues in Derry, Northern Ireland after Royal Ulster Constabulary put down civil rights march two days earlier
1971 – T McNally’s “Where has Tommy Flowers gone?” premieres in NYC
1984 – Walter Payton passes Jim Brown as NFL’s career rushing leader
1985 – KHQ-AM in Spokane Wash’s final transmission
1991 – Law Professor Anita Hill accuses Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriate comments to her
1994 – China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
1994 – Faud Guliyev appointed premier of Azerbijan

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