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October 1 – This day in History


October 1 – This day in History

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Births On This Day, October 1

1935 Julie Andrews

English actress and singer

1924 Jimmy Carter
American politician, 39th President of the United States

1924 William Rehnquist
American lawyer, jurist, 16th Chief Justice of the United States

1910 Bonnie Parker
American criminal

1896 Liaquat Ali Khan
Indian/Pakistani lawyer, politician, Prime Minister of Pakistan

Deaths On This Day, October 1

2013 Tom Clancy
An American author

2012 Eric Hobsbawm
Egyptian/English historian and author

2004 Richard Avedon
Famous American photographer

1990 Curtis LeMay
American general

1972 Louis Leakey
Kenyan/English archaeologist

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What Happened On This Day – October 1

P Chidambaram: महिला आरक्षण बिल बना काल, लागू होने में लगेंगे सालों साल

In 1991 Siege of Dubrovnik
The Siege of Dubrovnik began during the Croatian War of Independence. Also ,On this day, the Yugoslav People’s Army started its offensive in Dubrovnik.

Formation of Federal Republic of Cameroon in 1961
British Cameroon or Southern Cameroon joined the Republic of Cameroon to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.

Thalidomide launched in 1957
Thalidomide, an anti-nausea drug and sleep-aid, was launched on this day. For about five years it was commonly prescribed to pregnant women as a drug to give while in morning sickness. It was finally withdrawn from the market after it was determined that it was caused by birth defects.

People’s Republic of china is established on 1949
Mao Zedong declared the establishment of the People’s Republic of China on this day.

1946 Trial of the Major War Criminals end
The Trial of the Major War Criminals part of the Nuremberg trials ended with sentences being passed against several key members of the party named as Nazi.