Wednesday 7 October 2015, 01:09:24
7 October 3761 BC
: The Hebrew calendar epoch is 1 Tishrei Anno Mundi
1, when the Bible sais existence began according to 12th century calculations.
7 October 1849
: Edgar Allan Poe, American author, dies under mysterious circumstances at Washington College Hospital in Baltimore, aged 40.
7 October 1885
: Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, is born in Copenhagen.
7 October 1919
: KLM, the oldest airline still operating under its original name, is founded in the Netherlands.
7 October 1926
: Emil Kraepelin, German psychiatrist, founder of modern scientific psychiatry, dies in München at age 70.
7 October 1933
: Air France is formed by the merger of five French airlines.
7 October 1952
: Vladimir Putin, Russian politician, successor of Boris Yeltsin as president, is born in Leningrad.
7 October 1960
: The Stanley Kubrick movie “Spartacus”
, starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, is released in the United States.
7 October 2001
: The United States invades
Afghanistan to destroy terrorist training camps and al-Qaeda in Operation Enduring Freedom.