This was 279th day of the year and 87 days remained in the year.
October 5 in History
Chief Joseph surrendered to the U.S. Army.
In the first televised White House address, President Truman urged Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Sundays to help starving people in other countries.
The Beatles released their first hit, "Love Me Do," in Britain.
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