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October 1st: 60 years of the Fender Stratocaster

October 5th: 40 years since the Guildford pub bombings

October 6th: 125 years since the Moulin Rouge opened in Paris

October 14th: 50 Years since Martin Luther King awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

16th October: 80 years since the Long March in China

17th October: 25 years since the San Francisco Earthquake 

27th October: 100 years since the birth of poem Dylan Thomas

30th October: 40 years since the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman

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