Remembrance on October 31:
John Dalton first lecture to Manchester Literary/Philosophical Society.
Dedication of the Lincoln Highway is the first automobile highway across United StateClick here
Remembrance on October 30:
1493 Christopher Columbus discovered Island of Dominica.
1900 First ever U.S. auto show opened in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
1922 Mussolini formed government in ItClick here
Remembrance on October 29:
1814, Demologos is the first steam-powered warship was launched.
1863, International Comm of Red Cross formed.
1894, First Hawaiian Republic election held.
1904, InterborouClick here
Remembrance on October 28:
1610 Thomas West baron De La Mar appointed as first Governor of Virginia colony.
1636 Harvard University was founded.
1867 Maimonides College in Penns is the first Jewish colleClick here
Remembrance on October 27:
1492 Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba.
1775 U.S. Navy formed.
1904 First underground New York City Subway line opened.
1920 League of Nations moved its headquarters in GenClick here
Remembrance on October 26:
Lead pencils first used.
First Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia.
Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva.
First electric geClick here
Remembrance on October 25:
Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn.
Erie Canal opened. This canal linked between Great Lakes and Atlantic Ocean.
Postcards first used in U.S.AClick here
Remembrance on October 24:
Switzerland's independence recognized.
William Lassell discovered Ariel and Umbriel satellites of Uranus.
World's first soccer club Sheffield F Click here
Remembrance on October 22:
Andre-Jacques Garnerin made its first parachute jump from balloon in Paris.
Sam Houston elected as first President of Republic of Texas.
First telClick here
Remembrance on October 21:
Columbus discovered America.
Columbus lands on San Salvador Island.
Thomas Edison invented the first commercially practical incandescent light bulClick here
Remembrance on October 20:
Harvard University organized first astronomical expedition in U.S.
First edition of London Sunday Times.
First Chinese immigrant arrived in SurinaClick here
Remembrance on October 19:
In Boston the first general court was held.
Chief Justice John Jay is sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
First flour mill iClick here
Remembrance on October 18:
1648, First U.S.labor organization formed by Shoemakers in Boston.
1873, First football game between Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tigers.
1892, First commercial long-distClick here
Remembrance on October 17:
First commercial transatlantic wireless service started between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.
First British bombing of Germany in World WClick here
Remembrance on October 16:
1829, First U.S. modern hotel Tremont Hotel opened in Boston.
1848, First U.S. homeopathic medical college opened in Pennsylvania.
1923, Disney company opened.
1964, ChinaClick here
Remembrance on October 14:
1922, First automated telephones-Pennsylvania exchange in New York City.
1931, First broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University.
1951, Organization of Central American StaClick here
Remembrance on October 13:
1792, First Old Farmer's Almanac was published.
1860, First aerial photo was taken in U.S. from a balloon.
1884, Greenwich established as universal time meridian of longituClick here
Remembrance on October 12:
1792, First Columbus Day was celebrated.
1850, First Women's Medical College opened in Pennsylvania.
1891, Astronomical Society of France was inaugurated.
1915, Ford MotorClick here
Remembrance on October 11:
1698, First Extermination treaty signed between France; England and Netherlands.
1811, First steam-powered ferryboat started operation.
1890, Daughters of American RevolutiClick here