October 01, 2016
Today is 275th day of the year
92 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1865 - "Paul Dukas, French composer"
  • 1920 - "Walter Matthau, American film actor"
  • 1924 - "Jimmy Carter, Former (39th) US President"
  • 1933 - "Richard Harris, British born film actor"
  • 1935 - "Julie Andrews, English actress/singer; 'Mary Poppins'"
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events today

  • 1843 - 'The News Of The World' newspaper was first published
  • 1908 - "The first Model T Ford was produced in Detroit, USA"
  • 1918 - T.E Lawrenec & the Emir of Faisal captured Damascus
  • 1949 - The People's Republic of China was created
  • 1963 - Nigeria became an independent Republic within the Commonwealth
  • 1971 - "Disneyworld, the amusement park in Florida USA, was opened"
  • 1987 - "The city of Los Angeles, USA, was struck by an earthquake"
  • 1989 - Thousands of East German refugees continued to pass to the West
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