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Friday October 1, 2021

October 1: Day of the Week

October 1, 2021 is the 274th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 91 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

October 2021

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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)

  • 1553
    Coronation of Queen Mary I of England
  • 1814
    Opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw Europe’s political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring.
  • 1905
    František Pavlík is killed in a demonstration in Prague, inspiring Leoš Janáček to the piano composition 1. X. 1905.
  • 1949
    The People’s Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong.
  • 1958
    NASA is created to replace NACA.
  • 1961
    East and West Cameroon merge to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.
  • 1966
    West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatalities and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.
  • 1979
    The United States returns sovereignty of the Panama canal to Panama.
  • 1991
    New Zealand’s Resource Management Act 1991 comes into force.
  • 1994
    Palau gains independence from the United Nations (trusteeship administered by the United States of America).

Who were born on October 1?

  • 1685
    Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1740)
  • 1808
    Mary Anna Custis Lee, American plantation owner and wife of Robert E. Lee (d. 1873)
  • 1913
    Harry Lookofsky, American jazz violinist (d. 1998)
  • 1927
    Sandy Gall, Malaysian-born British journalist and newscaster
  • 1928
    George Peppard, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1930
    Naimatullah Khan, Pakistani politician
  • 1947
    Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician
  • 1947
    Martin Turner, British bassist/vocalist (Wishbone Ash)
  • 1961
    Corrie van Zyl, South African cricketer
  • 1963
    Mark McGwire, American baseball player

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