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Armymann50
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1762 The British fleet bombards and captures Spanish-held Manila in the Philippines.

1795 The day after he routed counterrevolutionaries in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte accepts their formal surrender.

1813 U.S. victory at the Battle of the Thames, in Ontario, broke Britain's Indian allies with the death of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, and made the Detroit frontier safe.

1821 Greek rebels capture Tripolitza, the main Turkish fort in the Peloponnese area of Greece.

1864 At the Battle of Allatoona, a small Union post is saved from Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's army.

1877 Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short.

1880 The first ball-point pen is patented on this day by Alonzo T. Cross.

1882 Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.

1915 Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania.

1915 Bulgaria enters World War I on the side of the Central Powers.

1921 The World Series is broadcast on radio for the first time.

1931 Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.

1938 Germany invalidates Jews' passports.

1943 Imperial Japanese forces execute 98 American POWs on Wake Island.(Armymann50 peed on Wake Island guns in 1972)

1947 US President Harry S Truman delivers the first televised White House address.

1948 A magnitude 7.3 earthquake near Ashgabat in the USSR kills tens of thousands; estimates range from 110,000 to 176,000.

1962 The first James Bond film, Dr. No starring Sean Connery, debuts.

1965 U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas.

1966 A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.

1968 Police attack civil rights demonstrators in Derry, Northern Ireland; the event is considered to be the beginning of "The Troubles."

1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus debuts on BBC One.

1970 US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is established.


1970 Members of the Quebec Liberation Front (QLF) kidnap British Trade Commissioner James Cross in Montreal, resulting in the October Crisis and Canada's first peacetime use of the War Measures Act.

1986 Britain's The Sunday Times newspaper publishes details of Israel's secret nuclear weapons development program.

1988 Brazil's Constituent Assembly authorizes the nation's new constitution.

2000 Slobodan Milosevic, president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, resigns in the wake of mass protest demonstrations.

Born on October 5


1902 Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.

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dyslexic
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re: GMT 10/5/2017
05nnam



Armymann50
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Mornin Cixelsyd


Cdawg
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When life gets you down, make a comforter.

Bo Burnham


Mornin armyman and dysel


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SamuelClemens
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1795 The day after he routed counterrevolutionaries in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte accepts their formal surrender.


GM all. Thursday is the early Friday


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re: GMT 10/5/2017
Morning OT. Heading to bed here in a few. Late night.


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Armymann50
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re: GMT 10/5/2017
Today is my last day of work for 5 days.






Unless you count honeydews


CajunSoldier225
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re: GMT 10/5/2017
Mornin' y'all.



Armymann, dyslexic, Cdawg, Samuel, FCP


FCP
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last day of work for 5 days
That's awesome. I'm off midweek but have to work Friday/Saturday.


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SlapahoeTribe
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re: GMT 10/5/2017
Mornin folks.


Armymann50
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Mornin Soldier, Sam, Cdawg, FCP, Hoe
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CajunSoldier225
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Mornin' Slap


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SamuelClemens
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Armymann, dyslexic, Cdawg, Samuel, FCP


Cajun


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tigerbutt
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Mornin' Slap, Armymann, Dyslexic, Dawg, Cajun, Samuel, FCP & Wally.
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tidalmouse
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Hey Armymann,OTrs of the GMT.

Morning OT.

Going to be such a good day.

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dyslexic
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.1 egap ninroM


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Armymann50
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re: GMT 10/5/2017
Mornin Wally Butt Tida


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tigerbutt
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Mornin' Mouse!


tidalmouse
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Morning Brothers;tigerbutt,dyslexic,Armymann,CajunSoldier.

A good day in Gumplandia.


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