About October 1

October 1, 2024 is the 275th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 91 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

You can browse the full year calendar in case you need it.

Coffee Love Do you drink coffee? Did you know that coffee and word games are an excellent combination to sharpen your vocabulary? Try this! Within 30 seconds, how many words can you think of from these letters XEIXUB? Check your answers here: Word finder XEIXUB. (Sponsored by WordFinder.Cafe)

Libra is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 120 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On October 1

  • 1553
    Coronation of Queen Mary I of England
  • 1791
    First session of the French Legislative Assembly.
  • 1827
    Russo-Persian War: The Russian army under Ivan Paskevich storms Yerevan, ending a millennium of Muslim domination in Armenia.
  • 1843
    The News of the World tabloid begins publication in London.
  • 1880
    John Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Band.
  • 1891
    In the U.S. state of California, Stanford University opens its doors.
  • 1910
    Los Angeles Times bombing: A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, California, killing 21.
  • 1918
    World War I: Arab forces under T. E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia” capture Damascus.
  • 1928
    The Soviet Union introduces its First Five-Year Plan.
  • 1936
    Francisco Franco is named head of the Nationalist government of Spain.
  • 1942
    First flight of the Bell XP-59 “Aircomet”.
  • 1942
    USS Grouper torpedoes Lisbon Maru not knowing she is carrying British PoWs from Hong Kong
  • 1946
    Nazi leaders are sentenced at Nuremberg Trials.
  • 1947
    The F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.
  • 1949
    The People’s Republic of China is established and declared by Mao Zedong.
  • 1958
    NASA is created to replace NACA.
  • 1961
    East and West Cameroon merge to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon.
  • 1962
    First broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
  • 1971
    Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • 1991
    New Zealand’s Resource Management Act 1991 comes into force.

My Birthday Ninja Is this your birthday? Are you not curious to learn who shares your special day? Find out the October 1 famous birthdays and expand your knowledge today. (Sponsored link)



Share or Link to This Page: