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 Nuremberg executionsNuremberg executions by The Ovi Team
October 16th 1946; at Nuremberg, Germany, 10 high-ranking Nazi officials are executed by hanging for their crimes against humanity, crimes against peace, and war crimes during World War II. Two weeks earlier, the 10 were found guilty by the International
 
 Reykjavik summit Reykjavik summit by The Ovi Team
October 12th 1986; US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev failed to reach agreement at a disarmament summit in Reykjavik. The two men came close to striking a...
 
 Gang of Four arrestedGang of Four arrested by The Ovi Team
October 11th 1976; the new chairman of China's Communist Party, Hua Guofeng, ordered the arrest of four leading radicals in Peking. A sign that China is changing political direction following the death last month of Chairman Mao Zedong.
 
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 Sakharov wins Peace PrizeSakharov wins Peace Prize by The Ovi Team
October 9th 1975; Andrei Dmitriyevich Sakharov, the Soviet physicist who helped build the USSR's first hydrogen bomb, is awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in recognition of his struggle against...
 
 Chicago Great FireChicago Great Fire by The Ovi Team
October 8th, on this night in 1871, fire breaks out in a barn behind the Chicago cottage of Patrick O'Leary. Winds blowing off the prairie fed the flames, and the fire spread rapidly...
 
 The Terminator takes CaliforniaThe Terminator takes California by The Ovi Team
October 8th 2003; The film star Arnold Schwarzenegger has been elected governor of California, ousting the incumbent, Gray Davis, three years before his term was due to end.
 
 East GermanyEast Germany by The Ovi Team
October 7th 1949; less than five months after Great Britain, the United States, and France established the Federal Republic of Germany in West Germany, the Democratic Republic of Germany is proclaimed within the Soviet occupation zone.
 
 Anwar Sadat assassinationAnwar Sadat assassination by The Ovi Team
October 6th 1981; Islamic extremists assassinate Anwar Sadat, the president of Egypt, as he reviews troops on the anniversary of the Yom Kippur War. Led by Khaled el Islambouli, a lieutenant in the Egyptian army...
 
 First presidential speech on TVFirst presidential speech on TV by The Ovi Team
October 5th 1947, President Harry Truman (1884-1972) makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House, asking Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans.
 
 Sputnik satellite Sputnik satellite by The Ovi Team
October 4th 1957; A Russian satellite launched into space - the first man-made object ever to leave the Earth's atmosphere. The Russian news agency, Tass, said the satellite Sputnik was now 560 miles (900 kilometres)...
 
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