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October 2020

October 2, 2020 — Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles)

October 4, 2020 — Sputnik launched - 1957

October 12, 2020 — Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 12, 2020 — Columbus Day

October 13, 2020 — Cornerstone of the White House laid - 1792

October 14, 2020 — Martin Luther King, Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize - 1964

October 18, 2020 — Alaska purchased from Russia - 1867

October 23, 2020 — Women's Suffrage March in NYC - 1915

October 24, 2020 — Rosa Parks died this day in 2005

October 28, 2020 — Statue of Liberty dedicated - 1886

October 31, 2020 — Nevada Admission Day - 1864

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