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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Oct 1
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2003 09:36:09 EDT


Oct 1, 959 Edgar becomes King of England
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Oct 1, 1795 Belgium conquered by France
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Oct 1, 1800 Spain cedes Louisiana to France
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Oct 1, 1207 Happy Birthday Henry lll of England
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Oct 1, 1665 Jesuit Claude Allouez founds mission at Pointe du Saint Esprit
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Oct 1, 1781 Happy Birthday James Lawrence, naval hero of the War of 1812 and
known for his famous saying " Don't give up the ship", but what he actually
said was, "Tell the men to fire faster and not to give up the ship, fight her
till she sinks"
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Oct 1, 2016BC < (and I wonder who kept track of this date ) Origin of the Era
of Abraham
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Oct 1, in Omaha, Nebraska its AK-SAR-BEN-Day
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Oct 1, In the U.S. its Agricultural Day
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Oct 1 Its World Vegetarian Day


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