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Monday October 1, 2018

October 1: Day of the Week

October 1, 2018 was the 274th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 91 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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

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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)

  • 1800
    Spain cedes Louisiana to France via the Treaty of San Ildefonso.
  • 1887
    Balochistan is conquered by the British Empire.
  • 1918
    World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia” capture Damascus.
  • 1946
    Nazi leaders are sentenced at Nuremberg Trials.
  • 1964
    Japanese Shinkansen (“bullet trains”) begin high-speed rail service from Tokyo to Osaka.
  • 1968
    The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).
  • 1971
    Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • 1975
    Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.
  • 1982
    Sony launches the first consumer compact disc player (model CDP-101).
  • 1987
    The Whittier Narrows earthquake shakes the San Gabriel Valley, registering as magnitude 5.9.

Who were born on October 1?

  • 1671
    Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician (d. 1742)
  • 1846
    Nectarios of Aegina, Greek Orthodox saint (d. 1920)
  • 1896
    Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistani statesman (d. 1951)
  • 1930
    Philippe Noiret, French actor (d. 2006)
  • 1939
    Geoffrey Whitehead, English actor
  • 1942
    Herb Fame, American soul/pop singer (Peaches & Herb)
  • 1964
    Max Matsuura, Japanese record producer
  • 1972
    Ronen Altman Kaydar, Israeli Author
  • 1974
    Mats Lindgren, Swedish ice hockey player
  • 1983
    Mirko Vučinić, Montenegrin footballer

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