On This Day: October 31st
This is 304th day of the year and 61 days remain in the year.
Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace church, marking the start of the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
Nevada became the 36th state.
Work on the Mount Rushmore monument was completed.
Rear Admiral G. J. Dufek became the first person to land an airplane at the South Pole.
Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated.
October 31 BirthdaysJohn Keatspoet 17951031/ce6/people/A0827261.html1887–1975, Chinese Nationalist leader. He was also called Chiang Chung-cheng.
Dan Rathertelevision journalist, writer
Dale Evansactor and singer
Barbara Bel Geddesactress
Jane PauleyTV journalist
Juliette Gordon Lowfounder of the Girl Scouts of America