October 7

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October 18, 2021

October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 85 days remaining until the end of the year.

Name days

Finnish calendar: Pirkko, Pirjo, Piritta, Pirita, Pipsa, Birgitta Finnish - Swedish calendar: Birgitta, Brita, Britta, Britt, Birgit orthodox calendar: Sergei, Vaka Sámi calendar: Birgget, Bikká in older calendars: Bertha, Brigitta, Charitas, Demetrius

Events

1391 - Birgitta, founder of the Birgitta Order, is proclaimed a saint. 1769 - English explorer James Cook discovers New Zealand. 1789 - The Battle of Laita Bridge in the War of Gustav III. 1908 - Bosnia and Herzegovina is annexed to Austria-Hungary. 1912 - The Helsinki Stock Exchange begins operations. 1913 - Ford introduces the conveyor belt. 1919 - The Dutch national airline KLM is founded. It is the oldest airline operating under its own name in the world. 1939 - The Republic Protection Act enters into force in Finland due to the threat of war. 1944 - Prisoners rise to resistance in the Auschwitz concentration camp. 1945 - Shintoism's status as the state religion of Japan is abolished. 1949 - The German Democratic Republic is founded. 1950 - Korean War: U.S. troops invade North Korea. 1959 - The reverse of the Moon is first seen after the Soviet Luna 3 spacecraft takes the first images from behind the Moon. 1981 - YLE's Teletext begins operations. 1986 - Dingo breaks down. 1988 - Piia Ristikankare disappeared in Piikkiö. 2001 - The war in Afghanistan begins with air strikes. 2005 - Nils Gustafsson, suspected of killing Lake Bodominj, is acquitted. 2006 - Ngerulmud became the capital of Palau. 2008 - The Swedish music streaming service Spotify is established.

Born

1471 - Frederick I, King of Denmark and Norway (d. 1533) 1748 - Charles XIII, King of Sweden (d. 1818) 1841 - Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš, King of Montenegro (d. 1921) 1873 - Guss Mattsson, Finnish doctor of philosophy and author (Dear gentleman) (d. 1914) 1874 - Hugo Suolahti, Finnish politician, philologist and rector of the University of Helsinki (d. 1944) 1879 - Joel Emmanuel Hägglund (“Joe Hill”), American-Swedish songwriter and union activist (d. 1915) 1885 - Niels Bohr, a Danish physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics (Bohr's model) (d. 1962) 1900 - Heinrich Himmler, German officer (leader of the SS and Gestapo) (d. 1945) 1903 - Frank Testa, American track cyclist (d. 2000) 1907 - Keijo Alho, Finnish historian and economist (d. 1994) 1907 - John Haskell Gibbons (“Tex Gibbons”), American basketball player (b. 1984) 1909 - Anni Blomqvist, Finnish author (Maija of Myrskyluodon) (d. 1990) 1923 - Osmo Harkimo, Finnish filmmaker (d. 2007) 1926 - Ensio Itkonen, Finnish traffic teacher and traffic educator (d. 2010) 1928 - Lorna Wing, English psychiatrist and autism researcher (d. 2014) 1931 - Desmond Tutu, South African Bishop, winner of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize 1934 - Ulrike Meinhof, German journalist and terrorist (b. 1976) 1939 - Pekka Kilkki, Finnish Professor of Forestry (d. 1990) 1939 - Harold Kroto, a 1996 British Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2016) 1943 - Oliver North, U.S. officer and political commentator 1946 - Hannu Kahakorpi, Finnish director 1947 - Jussi Helminen, Finnish actor 1951 - Enes Bilalović (“Enki Bilal”), a French cartoonist 1951 - John Mellencamp, American singer and songwriter 1952 - Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister of Russia 1999-2000, 2008-2012 and President 2000-2008, 2012- 1953 - Hector Samuel Juan Torres ("Tico Torres"), American drummer ("Bon Jovi") 1955 - Claudio Gugerotti, Italian Roman Catholic Archbishop 1955

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