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It happened on a… October 30

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It happened on a… October 30


German ex-nurse Niels Högel admits in court to killing over 100 patients, making him one of the world’s worst serial killers.

US Pentagon sends 5,200 troops to Mexican border in advance of migrant caravan from Central America.


Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion.


Quebec Referendum on sovereignty. The tally: Non 2,361,521 (50.6%), Oui 2,308,028 (49.4%); 93.2% of eligible voters go to the polls.


The Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.


Frank Sinatra recorded his version of the song My Way.


Film premiere of “One Night in the Tropics” first film for Abbott and Costello Paterson New Jersey.


Orson Welles’ “The War of the Worlds” aired on CBS radio. The belief that the realistic radio dramatization was a live news event about a Martian invasion caused panic among listeners.


Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy.


Founding of the Hôpital Général de Québec.

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