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Saturday October 1, 2022

October 1: Day of the Week

October 1, 2022 is the 274th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 91 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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

October 2022
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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)

  • 1814
    Opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw Europe’s political map after the defeat of Napoléon the previous spring.
  • 1829
    South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; it will later separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.
  • 1880
    John Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Band.
  • 1937
    The Japanese city Handa is founded in Aichi Prefecture.
  • 1942
    First flight of the Bell XP-59 “Aircomet”.
  • 1960
    Nigeria gains independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1965
    General Suharto rises to power after a coup that alleged to the Communist Party of Indonesia. In response, Suharto and his army massacre over a million Indonesians suspected of being communists. The killings of 7 army officers happened in the early hours of 1 October 1965.
  • 1982
    Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
  • 1991
    The Siege of Dubrovnik begins
  • 1998
    Vladimir Putin becomes a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

Who were born on October 1?

  • 1928
    George Peppard, American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1950
    Mark Helias, American jazz double bass player and composer
  • 1963
    Mark McGwire, American baseball player
  • 1965
    Andreas Keller, German field hockey player
  • 1965
    Cindy Margolis, American model and spokesmodel
  • 1965
    Cliff Ronning, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1968
    Kevin Griffin, American musician, singer, and songwriter Better Than Ezra
  • 1979
    Marko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union footballer
  • 1982
    Sandra Oxenryd, Swedish singer
  • 1985
    Ryo Miyamori, Japanese singer

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