OCTOBER 4 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1535 – The Coverdale Bible, also known as the 1st complete English-language Bible was printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale, on the 4th of October in 1535.

1883 – The Boys’ Brigade had the first meeting in Glasgow, Scotland on the 4th of October in 1883.

1935Luna Park in Sydney opened on the 4th of October in 1935. 

1957 – The Space Race started with the launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite to orbit the Earth, on the 4th of October in 1957.

1957 – Leave It To Beaver premiered on CBS TV on the 4th of October 1957.

1985 – Free Software Foundation was founded in Massachusetts, United States on the 4th of October 1985.

1990Beverly Hills, 90210 the American drama series was first broadcast on the 4th October 1990, to the 17th May 2000. YouTube video: Beverly Hills 90210 ~ Seasons 1-8 Intros…

1997 – The 2nd largest cash robbery in U.S. history ($17.3 million) occurred at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Loomis, Fargo and Company, on the 4th of October 1997.

2004 – SpaceShipOne won the Ansari X Prize for private spaceflight, by being the 1st private craft to fly into space on the 4th of October in 2004.

Today in History for October 4th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…  

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