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October 07: Fun Facts about Today in History


Today in History


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.

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Happy Birthday! (October 07, 1952)
Vladimir Putin, Russian colonel and politician, 4th President of Russia. photo source: wikimedia.org

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(October 07, 1955)
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma was born in Paris and was renowned for his dexterous technique and warm tone. photo source: wikimedia.org

(October 07, 2001)
Afghan War began after 9/11 when U.S. and British jets began hitting Taliban sites. photo source: wikimedia.org

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Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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