All About October 1st
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
October 1st Holidays
- CD Player Day
- Homemade Cookie Day
- International Day of Older Persons
- International Music Day
- Less Than Perfect Day
- International Raccoon Appreciation Day
- Model T Day
- National Black Dog Day
- National BOOK It! Day
- National Fire Pup Day
- National Hair Day
- National Lace Day
- World Vegetarian Day
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October 1st Horoscope is Libra
- Date range: September 23 – October 22
- 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 Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hilary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.
October 1st Trivia
- 959 – Edgar the Peaceful becomes king of all England.
- 965 – Pope John XIII is elected.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1963 – The #1 movie was Dementia 13 written by Francis Ford Coppola.
- 1964 – A student protest called, “The Free Speech Movement” was launched on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley.
- 1966 – The #1 song on the Billboard was Cherish by The Association.
- 1969 – Zach Galifianakis, Actor was born in Wilkesboro, NC.
- 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.
- 1982 – Sony launches the model CDP-101 compact disk player.
- 1982 – The the #1 song on the billboard was
Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band.
- 1987 – The #1 movie was Fatal Attraction starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer.
- 1989 – Denmark introduces the world’s first legal same-sex registered partnerships.
- 1989 – Brie Larson, American actress was born in Sacramento, CA.
- 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.
- 2020 – President Trump and First Lady Melania test positive for Coronavirus. [CNN]