On October 4th...
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The first complete English-language Bible
(the Matthew Bible) was printed, with
translations by William Tyndale and Miles
Stuyvesant established America's first volunteer
fire fighting force.
George Washington's troops attacked and were
defeated by the British at Germantown,
Painter Jean François Millet was born.
1822 Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 19th President of the United States,
Belgium gained its independence from the
voters approved the Wyandotte Constitution.
1861 Artist Frederic Remington
The University of California was founded.
Edward Leveaux patented the automatic
Silent movie star Buster Keaton was born.
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi died.
National Monument was established.
Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire, was born.
The comic strip "Dick Tracy" debuted.
The first issue of Esquire magazine was
Author Jackie Collins was born.
Politician Alfred E. Smith died.
Susan Sarandon was born.
Max Planck died.
1949 The United
Nations headquarters in New York City was
1956 The last
edition of the Boston Post was
1957 James R. Hoffa was elected
president of the International Brotherhood of
Russia fired Sputnik I into space.
1957 "Leave It to
Beaver" debuted on CBS-TV.
airliner commercial passenger service across the
Atlantic was inaugurated by British Overseas
Russia launched Luna 3.
Lesotho gained its independence from Great
Folk/rock singer Janis Joplin died.
Graham Chapman died.
Gordon Cooper died.
2004 Actress Janet Leigh died.
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