1st October 1917
War bond rally with Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin and Mary Pickford.100 years.
4th October 1957
Sputnik, world's first satellite, is launched by the Soviet Union. 60 years.
8th October 1967
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, former Prime Minister of the UK and Leader of the Labour Party, died. 50 years.
9th October 1967
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, theoretician and tactician of guerrilla warfare, prominent communist figure in the Cuban Revolution and guerrilla leader in South America, dies. 50 years.
14th October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis begins. 55 years
15th October 1917
Mata Hari, exotic dancer and courtesan found guilty of espionage, is executed in France. 100 years.
19th October 1882
Umberto Boccioni, Italian Futurist artist and sculptor, was born. 135 years.
24th October 1917
WWI - Second Battle of the Aisne ended. 100 years.
24th October 1917
The October Revolution (November in Gregorian calendar): Bolshevik Red Guards forces under the Military Revolutionary Committee began the takeover of government building. 100 years.
28th October 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis ends. 55 years
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