What Happened on October 1, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martin Dempsey is appointed US Joint Chiefs of Staff by President Obama

Army General Martin Dempsey
Army General
Martin Dempsey
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Weddings

  • Rock bassist Gene Simmons (62) weds actress and model Shannon Tweed (55) at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

Famous Deaths

  • Sven Tumba, Swedish ice hockey and golf player (b. 1931)