October 01: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(October 01, 1949)
People's Republic of China National Day.

(October 01, 1957)
This is the first time In God we trust has appeared on paper currency in the United States. photo source:

(October 01, 1971)
There was an opening of the Walt Disney World Resort, an amusement park near Orlando, Florida, with rides and attractions based on Disney stories and characters. photo source:

(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:

(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:

Written by James

A BSc in Computer Science graduate with a strong interest in encyclopedia facts. I'm a passionate content writer with 10+ years' experience and enjoy creating useful content that can help others.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

September 16: Fun Facts about Today in History

October 02: Fun Facts about Today in History