All About October 1st

All About October 1st

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

October 1st Holidays


October 1st Horoscope is Libra

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.

October 1st Trivia

  • 959 – Edgar the Peaceful becomes king of all England.
  • 965 – Pope John XIII is elected. Queen Mary I of England
  • 1553 – Coronation of Queen Mary I of England.
  • 1861 – Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management is published, going on to sell 60,000 copies in its first year and remaining in print until the present day
  • 1890 – Yosemite National Park is established by the U.S. Congress.
  • 1896  -Liaquat Ali Khan, Indian/Pakistani lawyer, politician, Prime Minister of Pakistan was born.
  • 1908 – Ford Model T automobiles go up  for sale at a price of US $825.
  • 1910 – A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building, killing 21.
  • 1920 – Walter Matthau, American actor was born in NYC, New York.
  • 1924 –  Jimmy Carter, American politician, 39th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate was born in Plains, GA.
  • 1931 – The George Washington Bridge linking New Jersey and New York opens. Julie Andrews 1970
  • 1935 – Julie Andrews, English actress, singer was born in Walton-on-Thames, United Kingdom.
  • 1946 – Trial of the Major War Criminals end with sentences being passed against several key members of the Nazi party.
  • 1949 – André Rieu, Dutch Violinist was born in  Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • 1950 – Randy Quaid, American film actor was born in Houston, Texas.
  • 1957 – First appearance of In God we trust on U.S. paper currency.
  • 1964 – A student protest called, “The Free Speech Movementis” launched on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
  • 1969 – Zach Galifianakis, Actor was born in Wilkesboro, NC.
  • 1972 – 1972 Louis Leakey, Kenyan/English archaeologist passes away.
  • 1981 – Rupert Friend, Actor was born in Stonesfield, United Kingdom.
  • 1982 – Epcot opens at Walt Disney World in Florida.Andre Rieu Ziggodome P1080806
  • 1982 – Sony launches the model CDP-101 compact disk player.
  • 1989 – Denmark introduces the world’s first legalsame-sex registered partnerships.
  • 2015 – Heavy rains trigger a major landslide in Guatemala, killing 280 people.
  • 2017 – A gunman kills 58 people and injures 851 others at The Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas. The gunman commits suicide when police locate him.

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: Wiki, Checkiday, Time and Date, Pixabay and Cooltext.

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