Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 31st

Halloween, celebrated on October 31, can be traced back to Samhain, the ancient Celtic harvest festival honoring the Lord of the Dead. Observed on November 1 in the British Isles and parts of France, Samhain also marked the beginning of … Continue reading

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October 29th

On this day in 1969 – The Internet was created when the first connection was made between computers at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute. That connection, ARPANET, was the precursor to the Internet developed by the Department of Defense.   Sorry Al Gore…you did NOT create the internet.

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October 9th

On this day in 1940 – John Lennon, British singer-songwriter, member of The Beatles was born.

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