What Happened on October 1, 2011

Historical Events

Appointment of Interest

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

Famous Weddings

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

Famous Deaths

  • David Vickerman Bedford, British composer and educator, dies at 74
  • Johnny Schmitz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1946, 48; NL saves leader 1946), dies at 90
  • Sven Tumba, Swedish ice hockey center, football winger, golfer, golf course designer, dies of a hip infection at 80
2011 Highlights

About October 1, 2011

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera
  • UK #1 Song: No Regrets - Dappy