Today in History
What happened on the 31st of October in history?
Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses begins Protestant Reformation
Execution of the Girondins at Paris during the Reign of Terror.
Nevada admitted as 36th state.
William Parson 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes dies
Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy.
Erich Weiss better known as Magician Harry Houdini dies.
1st thermonuclear bomb detonated - Marshall Islands
Bkln NY ends streetcar service
1st American to land by air at South Pole - GJ Dufek
Lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US
President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam.
Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16 806 m).