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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.

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 7 Historical Event(s)

  • 1513
    Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians.
  • 1542
    Explorer Cabrillo discovers Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.
  • 1763
    George III of Great Britain issues British Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlements.
  • 1780
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Kings Mountain American Patriot militia defeat Loyalist irregulars led by British colonel Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina.
  • 1840
    Willem II becomes King of the Netherlands.
  • 1944
    World War II: Uprising at Birkenau concentration camp, Jewish prisoners burn down the crematoria.
  • 1958
    The U.S. manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury.
  • 1976
    Hua Guofeng becomes Mao Zedong’s successor as chairman of Communist Party of China.
  • 1982
    Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.
  • 1985
    The Achille Lauro is hijacked by Palestine Liberation Organization.

Who were born on October 7?

  • 1748
    King Charles XIII of Sweden (d. 1818)
  • 1881
    Mikhail Drozdovsky, Russian general (d. 1918)
  • 1926
    Diana Lynn, American actress (d. 1971)
  • 1951
    David J. Halberstam, American radio executive
  • 1967
    Toni Braxton, American singer
  • 1969
    Maria Whittaker, English model
  • 1976
    Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • 1978
    Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq)
  • 1979
    Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast
  • 1991
    Nicole Jung, Korean/American singer/actress

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