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October 7th History

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October 7th In Pop Culture History

3761 BC Today was the first day of creation, according to the Jewish Talmudic Calendar.

1737 (Cyclone) India

1919 - KLM, the Netherlands official airline, was founded.

1933 - Air France began, with the merger of 5 smaller French airlines.

1950 - Mother Teresa opened the Missionary of Charity

1952 - WFIL in Philadelphia introduced Bandstand (later called American Bandstand)

1958 - The US manned space-flight project was renamed Project Mercury. It was originally called Project Astronaut.

1985 - The Achille Lauro was hijacked by Palestine Liberation Front. The hijackers killed wheel-chair bound Jewish-American passenger Leon Klinghoffer, throwing him overboard after shooting him.

1989 - #1 Hit October 7, 1989 - November 3, 1989: Janet Jackson - Miss You Much

1996 - The Fox News Channel began broadcasting.

October 7, 2016 - The Swap aired on The Disney Channel

October 7th
Celebrity Birthdays

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Taylor Hicks (1976)
Simon Cowell (1959)
Al Martino (1927)
Yo-Yo Ma (1955)
Vladimir Putin (1952)
Michael W. Smith (1957)
Vaughn Monroe (1911)
June Allyson (1917)
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