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Friday October 7, 2022

October 7: Day of the Week

October 7, 2022 is the 280th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 85 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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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 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1571
    The Battle of Lepanto is fought, and the Holy League (Spain and Italy) destroys the Turkish fleet.
  • 1691
    The English royal charter for the Province of Massachusetts Bay is issued.
  • 1780
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Kings Mountain American Patriot militia defeat Loyalist irregulars led by British colonel Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina.
  • 1826
    The Granite Railway begins operations as the first chartered railway in the U.S.
  • 1868
    Cornell University holds opening day ceremonies; initial student enrollment is 412, the highest at any American university to that date.
  • 1916
    Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222-0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history.
  • 1942
    World War II: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River.
  • 1971
    Oman joins the United Nations.
  • 1985
    The Mameyes landslide kills close to 300 in the worst landslide in North American history.
  • 1993
    The Great Flood of 1993 ends at St. Louis, Missouri, 103 days after it began, as the Mississippi River falls below flood stage.

Who were born on October 7?

  • 1909
    Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)
  • 1922
    William Zinsser, American writer
  • 1934
    Amiri Baraka, American writer
  • 1955
    Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
  • 1958
    Judy Landers, American actress
  • 1962
    Dave Bronconnier, Canadian politician
  • 1975
    Terry Gerin, American professional wrestler
  • 1982
    Li Yundi, Chinese classical pianist
  • 1984
    Toma Ikuta, Japanese singer and actor
  • 1987
    Sam Querrey, American tennis player

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