October 1: Day of the Week
October 1, 2019 is the 274th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 91 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1791First session of the French Legislative Assembly.
- 1854The watch company founded in 1850 in Roxbury by Aaron Lufkin Dennison relocates to Waltham, Massachusetts, to become the Waltham Watch Company, a pioneer in the American system of watch manufacturing.
- 1903Baseball: The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series.
- 1910Los Angeles Times bombing: A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, California, killing 21.
- 1949The People’s Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong.
- 1961East and West Cameroon merge to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.
- 1971Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida, United States.
- 1975The Seychelles gain internal self-government. The Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands and take the name Tuvalu.
- 1982Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
- 1994Palau gains independence from the United Nations (trusteeship administered by the United States of America).
Who were born on October 1?
- 1207King Henry III of England (d. 1272)
- 1791Sergei Aksakov, Russian writer (d. 1859)
- 1890Stanley Holloway, British actor (d. 1982)
- 1900Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)
- 1925Bob Boyd, American baseball player (d. 2004)
- 1929Bonnie Owens, country music singer
- 1931Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer
- 1966Cuco Ziganda, Spanish footballer
- 1972Jean Paulo Fernandes, Brazilian footballer
- 1982Haruna Babangida, Nigerian footballer
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