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Today In History - October 31st
YearHistoric Event
1517Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses begins Protestant Reformation
1793Execution of the Girondins at Paris during the Reign of Terror.
1864Nevada admitted as 36th state.
1865William Parson 3rd Earl of Rosse & maker of large telescopes dies
1922Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy.
1926Erich Weiss better known as Magician Harry Houdini dies.
19521st thermonuclear bomb detonated - Marshall Islands
1956Bkln NY ends streetcar service
19561st American to land by air at South Pole - GJ Dufek
1959Lee Harvey Oswald announces in Moscow he will never return to US
1968President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam.
1980Julian Nott sets world hot-air balloon altitude record (16 806 m).

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