Did you know that Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson (Obama) got married on October 3?
Here is a list of all events that took place today in history:
2333 BC – Modern-day Korea is founded by Dangun
1863 – U.S. President Lincoln declares that the last Thursday of November would be recognized as Thanksgiving Day.
1899 – J S Thurman patents motor-driven vacuum cleaner
1906 – SOS is adopted as warning signal
1922 – 1st facsimile photo is send over city telephone lines in Washington, D.C.
1902 – President Artur da Costa e Silva who ruled Brazil between 1967 and 1969 is born.
1929 – The Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes officially changes its name to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
1932 – Iraq is admitted into the League of Nations leading Britain to terminate their mandate over the nation.
1941 – Nazis blow up 6 synagoges in Paris
1952 – 1st video recording on magnetic tape, LA, Ca
1952 – Britain becomes the third nuclear power in the world after they successfully detonate their first atomic bomb. The U.S. and Russia were the only other nuclear powers.
1968 – Military coup overthrows President Fernando Belaúnde Terry in Peru.
1974 – Pele retires as soccer player
1984 – US government shuts down due to lack of agreement over passage of bills.
1992 – Barack Obama (31), who became the 44th US President, weds fellow lawyer Michelle Robinson (28) in Chicago, Illinois.
2009 – Queen Fatima, former Libyan queen dies.