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 Alaska Alaska by The Ovi Team
October 18th 1867; the U.S. formally takes possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre. The Alaska purchase comprised 586,412 square miles...
 
 Odysseus Elytis NobelOdysseus Elytis Nobel by The Ovi Team
Since the last few days we are talking about Nobel Prizes, a Greek poet Odysseus Elytis, was awarded the Literature Nobel Prize and it was announced on the 18th of October 1979.
 
 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.
 
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 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.
 
 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...
 
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