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Oct 1 1938

Germany annexes the Sudetenland!

Oct 1 1946

The International Military Tribunal at Nuremburg announces verdicts against its Nazi defendants: 3 acquittals, 4 prison terms between 10 and 20 years, 3 life terms, and 11 executions by hanging.

Oct 1 1971

Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida.

Oct 1 1985

Youths go on the rampage in Toxteth, Liverpool; widespread damage results. [We're still investigating exactly why this rampage occurred.]

Oct 1 1987

The Whittier Narrows earthquake hits Los Angeles, killing 7 and causing hundreds of millions in damage.

Oct 1 1993

Richard Allen Davis kidnaps Polly Klaas during a slumber party in her Petaluma, California home and later murders the 12-year-old. The horrific ordeal transforms her father, Mark Klaas, into a major media whore.

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