On October 7, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The 280th day of the Gregorian calendar is October 7th. On this day, Matthew Shepard was murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, prompting movements to safeguard gay and lesbian civil rights; President John F. Kennedy signed the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, and Mother Theresa founded the Missionaries of Charity.
The 7th of October falls under the sign of Libra. Simon Cowell and Bishop Desmond Tutu are two famous people who were born on October 7th. Today is World Smile Day and National Frappe Day.