October 6, 2014 – Segment 1
Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including the births of Fannie Lou Hamer and Gerry Adams, the launch of the Yom Kippur War, and the 1976 massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand.
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1683 – German immigrant families found Germantown in the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first major immigration of German people to America.
Sources: The People History; This Day in Labor History; Wikipedia List of Historical Anniversaries; This Day in Women’s History; This Day in African History;History.com; History Orb; Yenoba; Selected Black Facts; Phil Konstantin’s North American Indian History; and This Day in Music