On October 1, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The 274th day of the Gregorian calendar is October 1. Yosemite National Park was established by Congress, while Stanford University was founded in California. From Tokyo to Osaka, a high-speed bullet train service was established.
The 1st of October falls under the sign of Libra. Julie Andrews, Zach Galifianakis, and Brie Larson all have famous birthdays. It’s National Black Dog Day today.
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(October 01, 1971) Sir Godfrey Hounsfield's first practical CT scanner was installed at the Atkinson Morley Hospital in Wimbledon, England, on October 1, 1971, and a patient's brain was scanned with it. photo source: wikimedia.org
(October 01, 2017) The 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on a music festival from his hotel room in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds before turning the pistol on himself. This was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, surpassing the Orlando massacre in 2016. photo source: wikimedia.org
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