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It happened on a… October 10

2014

Malala Yousafzai & Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

1987

Hartford center Doug Jarvis ends his career having played an NHL record 964 consecutive games as the Whalers lose 6-2 to the New York Rangers.

1979

Nordiques’ Réal Cloutier scores three goals in his first NHL game; first game hat trick sets NHL record.

1970

Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte kidnapped by FLQ cell while playing football with his son outside his suburban home in St-Hubert.

1966

The Beach Boys release their influential single “Good Vibrations”.

1959

Pan Am begins regular flights around the world.

Inauguration of the Autoroute des Laurentides.

1956

“Giant”, directed by George Stevens, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean in his last role, premieres in NYC.

1865

The billiard ball was patented by John Wesley Hyatt.

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