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 Anwar Sadat assassinationAnwar Sadat assassination by The Ovi Team
October 6th 1981; Islamic extremists assassinate Anwar Sadat, the president of Egypt, as he reviews troops on the anniversary of the Yom Kippur War. Led by Khaled el Islambouli, a lieutenant in the Egyptian army with connections to the terrorist group Tak
 
 First presidential speech on TVFirst presidential speech on TV by The Ovi Team
October 5th 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House, asking Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans. At the time of Truman's food-conservati
 
 Sputnik satellite Sputnik satellite by The Ovi Team
October 4th 1957; A Russian satellite launched into space - the first man-made object ever to leave the Earth's atmosphere. The Russian news agency, Tass, said the satellite Sputnik was now 560 miles (900 kilometres) above the Earth and circling it every
 
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 Woody Guthrie diesWoody Guthrie dies by The Ovi Team
October 3rd 1967; Writer, singer and folk icon Woody Guthrie dies. Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, whom was a native of Okemah, Oklahoma, who was born in 1912 and thus entered adulthood just as America entered the Great Depression. Already an accomplished, self-t
 
 Students threaten Mexico OlympicsStudents threaten Mexico Olympics by The Ovi Team
October 2nd 1968; More than 25 people have been killed during a vicious gun battle in Mexico City just days before the Olympic Games were due to begin. Thousands of students had gathered for a meeting organised by the National Strike Council in La Plaza d
 
 Mississippi race riots Mississippi race riots by The Ovi Team
October 1st 1962; two people have been killed and at least 75 injured in rioting at the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford. Hundreds of extra troops have been brought in to join Federal forces already stationed in the nearby town of Oxford as the
 
 Khrushchev anger at UNKhrushchev anger at UN by The Ovi Team
September 29th 1960; The Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev has disrupted a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly with several angry outbursts. Twice he pounded his desk and twice he shouted interruptions to show his disapproval at the way UN force
 
 Kennedy-Nixon debateKennedy-Nixon debate by The Ovi Team
September 26th 1960; for the first time in U.S. history, a debate between major party presidential candidates is shown on television. The presidential hopefuls, John F. Kennedy, a Democratic senator of Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, the vice preside
 
 Little Rock school crisisLittle Rock school crisis by The Ovi Team
September 25th 1957; Nine African-American children were finally able to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But they had to be surrounded by more than 1,000 US paratroopers to protect them from segregationist whites. On the orders of Pre
 
 The "Chicago Seven" trialThe "Chicago Seven" trial by The Ovi Team
September 24, 1969. The trial of the "Chicago Seven" begins before Judge Julius Hoffman. The defendants, including David Dellinger of the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam (MOBE); Rennie Davis and Tom Hayden of MOBE and Students
 
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