October 1st, A Striking Day To Remember
On 1st October 1916, the day World War 1 began, the Battle of the Somme commenced. Over the next six weeks, over 60,000 British, French and German soldiers would die in one of the largest battles of the war.
The Battle of the Somme is often cited as one of the most devastating in history, and it is certainly one of the most remembered. The battle is also remembered for the horrific violence inflicted on both sides, with over a million casualties. As well as the death and destruction, the Battle of the Somme also served as a major turning point in World War ii.
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What is special about 1st October?
October 1st have lot of recognised event and history attached with… It’s a day hold different good and striking remembrance stories. October 1st was marked out for different national events.
Worldwide National Events and History Celebrated On October 1st
- Nigeria Independence Day
- International Day of the Older Persons
- National Black Dog Day
- International Coffee Day
- World Vegetarian Day
- National Homemade Cookies Day
- International Music Day
- World Card Making Day
- National Hair Day
- Lincolnshire Day
- CD player Day
October 1 is marked as the 274th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It’s 91 days remain until the end of the year. (Wikipedia)
It’s major Western zodiac: Libra
What you don’t know about This Day
The first day of October is celebrated as “National Domestic Violence Awareness Month“. This day was created to bring attention to the issue of domestic violence and to help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of domestic violence. Domestic violence can take many different forms, but it is typically an act of violence or aggression committed by an intimate partner against another person. In many cases, domestic violence is a pattern of behavior that is repeated over time…
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October 1st is celebrated as the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust. It is also celebrated as the United Nations Day of Remembrance. The Holocaust was a genocide in which Nazi Germany killed six million Jews. The genocide began in 1933 and ended in 1945. The goal of the Holocaust was to exterminate the Jewish people and wipe out their culture. The Holocaust was a coordinated effort by the Nazi government, Nazi party, and German people. The Holocaust was a tragedy that should never be forgotten. It is important to remember the victims and the lessons that can be learned from the Holocaust.
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Why is October 1st 1960 an important date in the history of Nigeria?
October 1st is a day that is very important in Nigeria history because it is the day that Nigeria gained independence from Britain. On this day in 1960, the country became an independent state after years of fighting against British colonialism.
Nigeria achieved independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1960. The country was divided into three regions – the North, the East and the West. The North was largely populated by the Igbo people, who were the majority in the East and the West. The East had a large Muslim population, while the West was largely populated by the Yoruba people. The country became a republic in 1962, and a presidential republic in 1999. In 2010, the country became a constitutional democracy.
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What happened October 1st 2004?
On October 1, 2004, an explosion in the crater of Mount St. Helens sent ash and water vapor several thousand feet into the air. It was the dramatic beginning of an eruption that continued for the next 3+ years.
What happened on October 1st 2005?
On October 1, 2005, suicide bombers strike three restaurants in two tourist areas on the Indonesian island of Bali, a popular resort area. The bombings killed 22 people, including the bombers, and injured more than 50 others.
As you celebrate your independence day on October 1st, it is important to remember that you are not alone. There are many people who support your right to freedom, and will continue to do so. Thank them for their support, and remember that you are never alone in your fight for liberty.
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