October 7th celebrates Bathtub Day as well as Frappé Day.
We are now on day 280 out of 365, and only have 84 days left of the year.
Here we are going to discover the top major events of this day in history that make it so interesting.
Did you know that on this day in 2003, Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California? This was the result of a recall election to remove the previous governor, Gray Davis.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 7th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 7 in history? Keep reading to find out!
A Spanish nurse became the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa.
The cause was blamed on substandard PPE.
Swedish music streaming service Spotify was launched by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.
The Sonderkommandos, prisoners who took care of the bodies at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, protested their pending mass murder.
Several female Jews smuggled gunpowder from the camp’s munitions factory to the workers in Crematorium IV. Those workers planned to use the gunpowder to destroy the crematorium but had their plans cut short when they learned their workforce was due to be executed. Instead, they attacked the guards in revolt, killing only a handful but dying themselves. A total of 452 Sonderkommandos were either killed in the revolution or executed after, along with four of the woman smugglers.
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Unfortunately, October 7th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer born on January 17, 1809. He died on this day in 1849, at age 40 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Oct 7, 1849 (Age 40)
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Believe it or not, frappés weren’t invented by Starbucks! While they certainly brought them to a new level of popularity, coffee frappés have been enjoyed since the 1890s. So celebrate this surprisingly historic beverage today by drinking one; it’s as simple as that!
National Bathtub Day
It’s time to draw yourself a hot bath and soak all the worries of the world away. Don’t just make it an ordinary bath, though. Instead, go all out today on National Bathtub Day and add a bath bomb, some bubble bath, or some scented oils, and don’t forget to add a rubber duck into the mix!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Japanese vending machines are built to dispense drinking water free of charge when the water supply gets cut off during a disaster.
Birthday & Zodiac
Everyone who was born on October 7 shares the star sign of Libra.
Libra’s are the shapeshifters of all signs! They listen attentively while watching everything going on around them. They use this information to transform themselves and fit within the group.
Anyone born in October has the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. Did you know that in the United States, tourmaline has been found in Maine, North Carolina, and California? It’s even the official mineral of Maine.
Those who were born on October 7th were likely conceived the same year on January 14th.
The due date for babies conceived on this day is around June 30th, 2024.