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January 10, 1953: NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 27-7
February 11, 1878: 1st U.S. bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, forms
January 21, 1994: Dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)
February 2, 1798: Federal St. Theater, Boston, becomes 1st in U.S. destroyed by fire
September 14, 1961: U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya U.S.S.R.

Events That Made History Today - October 18

707 - John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1016 - Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
1081 - Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1210 - Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV
1267 - Battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - October 19

615 - St. Deusdedit I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1031 - Abbot Humbertus van Echternach opens grave of Saint Willibrord
1298 - Rindfleish-140 Jews of Heilbron Germany are murdered
1453 - 2nd Battle at Castillon: France beats English, end of hundred year war
1466 - 2nd Peace of Thorn
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Events That Made History Yesterday - October 17

532 - Boniface II ends his reign as Catholic Pope
733 - Battle at Poitiers: Charles Martel beats Abd al-Rachmans Omajjaden
1387 - Swells convent Windesheim initiated
1404 - Cosma de' Migliorati elected Pope Innocentius VII
1415 - Jewish autonomy in Palestine ends, as Raban Gamliel leaves office
View All Events That Made History on October 17 ~ Born on October 17

48 - The Year That Was

50: Gallic nobles are admitted to the Roman Senate. Claudius grants the rights of citizenship to the Aedui.
50: The Hsiung-nu empire dissolves.
50: Chinese emperor, Guang Wudi (Kouang Wou-Ti), restores Chinese domination of Inner Mongolia. The Xiongnu are made confederates and guard the Northern border of the empire.
50: According to Christian teachings, Martha travels to Avignon.

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