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October 24th, 1945: Founding of the United Nations.
October 23rd, 1850:
The first National Women’s Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
October 22nd, 1927: Nikola Tesla introduces six new inventions including a motor with onephase electricity.
October 21st, 1945:
Women are allowed to vote in France for the first time.
October 17th, 1956:
Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.
October 16th, 1923:
The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
October 15th, 1783: The Montgolfier brothers’ hot air balloon marks the first human ascent, by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, (tethered balloon).
October 11th, 1975:
Saturday Night Live debuts with George Carlin as the host and Andy Kaufman, Janis Ian, and Billy Preston as guests.
October 10th, 1846:
Triton, the largest moon of the planet Neptune, is discovered by English astronomer William Lassell.