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Special Days in October
  1   Thursday Walt Disney World Florida opened, 1971
  2   Friday "Peanuts" comic strip first published, 1950
  3   Saturday John Hopkins Univ. opened, 1876
  4   Sunday New Amsterdam renamed New York, 1664
  5   Monday Harvest Moon
  6   Tuesday First printed cotton goods made, 1810
  7   Wednesday First infrared photo taken, 1931
  8   Thursday Wisconsin forest fire claims 1,152 lives, 1871
  9   Friday Fire Prevention Day
 10  Saturday  Direct-dial phone service began, 1951
 11  Sunday Daughters of the American Revolution organized, 1890
 12  Monday White House cornerstone laid, 1792
 13  Tuesday First aerial photo taken, 1860
 14  Wednesday First faster-than-sound jet flight, 1947
 15  Thursday U.S. Dept. of Transportation established, 1966
 16  Friday Philadelphia Mint established, 1786
 17  Saturday Einstein arrived in U.S. as refugee, 1933
 18  Sunday Alaska officially transferred to U.S., 1867
 19  Monday First general court held at Boston, 1630
 20  Tuesday Legislator James Robert Mann born, 1856
 21  Wednesday First credit union founded in Germany, 1849
 22  Thursday First parachute jump from a balloon, 1797
 23  Friday British began offensive at El Alamein, 1942
 24  Saturday First transcontinental telegram sent, 1861
 25  Sunday Daylight Savings Time Ends, 2 am.
 26  Monday Gunfight at O.K. Corral took place, 1881
 27  Tuesday Sistine Chapel in Rome completed, 1481
 28  Wednesday Statue of Liberty dedicated, 1886
 29  Thursday Ballpoint pen first offered for sale, 1945
 30  Friday "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, 1938
 31  Saturday Halloween