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This calendar of events represents typical school and legal holidays but is not the official calendar for August Schilling Elementary School in the Newark Unified School District.

Please do not rely on this calendar for official school holidays, schedules or closures. Contact the school at 510-794-2048 or on their official website for further information.

October 1, 2014
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The Great Chicago Fire
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Columbus Day
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United States invades Grenada, 1983
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Shootout at the OK Corral, 1881
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New York City subway opens, 1904
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Gateway Arch completed, 1965
The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, 1962
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Guitarist Duane Allman dies in motorcycle accident, 1971
Stock market crashes
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John Adams is Born
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Houdini is dead, 1926
River Phoenix dies
The U.S. Congress admits Nevada as the 36th state
Halloween
 


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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
 
The Great Chicago Fire
The Great Chicago Fire begins on this day in 1871. It goes on to kill 250 people, leave 100,000 people homeless and destroy thousands of buildings. All told, the fire was responsible for an estimated $200 million in damages. October 8th, 1871 
Monday, October 13, 2014
 
Columbus Day
Columbus discovered the existence of the New World for Europeans who until then, believed the world was flat and ended somewhere in the Atlantic.  
Friday, October 24, 2014
 
United States invades Grenada, 1983
United States invades Grenada, 1983. President Ronald Reagan, citing the threat posed to American nationals on the Caribbean nation of Grenada by that nation's Marxist regime, orders the Marines to invade and secure their safety. There were nearly 1,000 Americans in Grenada at the time, many of them students at the island's medical school. In little more than a week, Grenada's government was overthrown. 
Sunday, October 26, 2014
 
Shootout at the OK Corral, 1881
October 26th, 1881. On this day in 1881, the Earp brothers face off against the Clanton-McLaury gang in a legendary shootout at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona. 
Monday, October 27, 2014
 
New York City subway opens, 1904
At 2:35 on the afternoon of October 27, 1904, New York City Mayor George McClellan takes the controls on the inaugural run of the city's innovative new rapid transit system: the subway. 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
 
Gateway Arch completed, 1965
On this day in 1965, construction is completed on the Gateway Arch, a spectacular 630-foot-high parabola of stainless steel marking the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the waterfront of St. Louis, Missouri. 
 
The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, 1962
The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, 1962 The Cuban Missile crisis comes to a close as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agrees to remove Russian missiles from Cuba in exchange for a promise from the United States to respect Cuba's territorial sovereignty. This ended nearly two weeks of anxiety and tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union that came close to provoking a nuclear conflict. 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
 
Guitarist Duane Allman dies in motorcycle accident, 1971
Duane Allman, a slide guitarist and the leader of the Allman Brothers Band, is killed on this day in 1971 when he loses control of his motorcycle and drives into the side of a flatbed truck in Macon, Georgia. He was 24 years old. 
 
Stock market crashes
Black Tuesday hits Wall Street as investors trade 16,410,030 shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the machinery could not handle the tremendous volume of trading. In the aftermath of Black Tuesday, America and the rest of the industrialized world spiraled downward into the Great Depression.