Behind History For October 1 – Today in History
1908 – Ford Model T automobiles are offered for sale at a price of US$825. T model cars were introduced by Henry Ford.
1910 – Bomb blast explosion at Los Angles Times building kills 21.
1918 – World War I: The Egyptian Force (Arab Forces under T. E. Lawrence) captures Damascus.
1918 – Sayid Abdullah becomes the last Khan of the Khongirad (Qungrat) Dynasty.
1928 – The Soviet Union (USSR) introduces its first five-year plan under the rule of Joseph Stalin.
1931 – George Washington Bridge which links New Jersey and New York opens.
1931 – Adolf Hitler expands German army and navy, violating Treaty of Versailles.
1939 – After a one-month Siege of Warsaw, hostile forces entered the city.