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On This Day: October 05th

This is 278th day of the year and 87 days remain in the year.

in history
1877
Chief Joseph surrendered to the U.S. Army.
1910
King Manuel II was overnthrown in a revolution and Portugal became a republic.
1921
The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time.
1947
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.
1953
Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1962
The Beatles released their first hit, "Love Me Do," in Britain.
1990
Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center and its director were acquitted of obscenity charges resulting from an exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs.
2001
Barry Bonds broke Mark McGwire's record of 71 home runs in one season when he hit his 71st and 72nd homers.
October 05 BirthdaysRaymond A. Kroc1902—1984 b. Chicago, Ill.
Kate Winsletactress
Louis Lumiéreinventor
Bob Geldofrock musician
Maya Linarchitect and artist
Mario Lemieuxhockey player
Jonathan Edwardstheologian
Vaclav Havelpolitical leader, dramatist, poet
Denis Diderotencyclopedist
Chester A. Arthurformer president
Francesco Guardilandscape and architectural painter



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