Events in History on October 1 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 238 of 238

  • 1987 Fiji's constitution is suspended
  • 1987 The Whittier Narrows earthquake shook the San Gabriel Valley, registering as a magnitude 5.9.
  • 1988 Bradley Center in Milwaukee opens
  • 1988 Lowest batting avg for NL champion (Tony Gwynn .313)

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1988 Mikhail Gorbachev becomes Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, effectively head of state of the Soviet Union

Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev
Soviet General Secretary
Mikhail Gorbachev
  • 1989 Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
  • 1989 US Post Officeissues a stamp labeling an apatosaurus as a brontosaurus
  • 1989 Batting titles decided on final day Puckett goes 2-for-5 edges Carney Lansford .339 to .336, Gwynn's 3-for-4 edges Will Clark .336 to .333
  • 1990 10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda
  • 1990 Meteorite explode above Pacific Ocean

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1990 US President George H. W. Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush
  • 1990 Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy

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1990 Saddam Hussein says he may be willing to negotiate the occupation of Kuwait and would consider foreign participation in negotiations

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein
Iraqi President
Saddam Hussein
  • 1991 Howard Stern adds Baltimore to his radio network (WJFK-AM)
  • 1991 New Zealand's Resource Management Act 1991 commences.
  • 1991 Soviet Union suspends petroleum product exports as its fuel shortages grow
  • 1992 Greater Pittsburgh International Airport opens
  • 1992 Ross Perot re-enters US presidental race
  • 1994 Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 v Pak, Karachi)

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1994 South African President Nelson Mandela visits US

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • 1994 Stanley Betrian sworn in as leader of Curacao
  • 1995 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • 1995 Indians set record of 30 game lead over 2nd place team
  • 1995 Mike Mussina tosses Balt's 5th consecutive shutout 4-0 win over Tigers
  • 1995 Rockies are 1st team to make postseason before 7th year in existence
  • 1997 Spice Hot premieres on cable

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1998 Vladimir Putin became a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2005 Bombing kills 23 people in Bali.
  • 2007 Most of the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 came into force in the United Kingdom.

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2011 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
  • 2012 3 NATO soldiers and 16 Afghan police are killed by a suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan
  • 2012 36 people are killed in a ferry collision in Hong Kong
  • 2012 California becomes the first US state to ban conversion therapy for minors
  • 2013 A partial United States federal government shutdown occurs as a result of political disagreements over operational spending
  • 2014 41 children are killed by a suicide bombing on the Akrameh al-Makhzumi school in Homs, Syria
  • 2015 A gunman kills 8 students and a teacher at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon
  • 2015 Mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City leaves at least 131 dead and 300 missing
  • 2015 Cargo ship El Faro goes missing with 33 crew during Hurricane Joaquin near the Bahamas