Today in History for October 1st

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October 1st, 1908:
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(NAT of ‘Nothing Like a Model T’)
Henry Ford rolls out the Model T, succeeding in his quest to build an affordable car for the masses.
The price tag for the car, nicknamed the ‘Tin Lizzie’:  850 dollars back then, or about 17-thousand in today’s dollars.
1949:
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(NAT of Mao Zedong)
Rise of the first communist state in Asia.
Mao Zedong proclaims the People’s Republic of China in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, ending years of civil war.
That happens after Chiang Kaishek’s Nationalist government is driven into exile, resettling in what’s now Taiwan.
1903:
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It’s ‘Play Ball’ in Boston – as Game One of the first World Series gets under way.
The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Americans, seven to three.
But the Americans, now known as the Boston Red Sox, win the best-of-nine game series.
1962:
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(NAT of Carson’s ‘Tonight Show’ theme)
Johnny Carson debuts as the host of NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show.’  His reign as TV’s King of Late Night lasts for nearly 30 years.
And, 1971:
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Walt Disney World — home of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and more — opens in Orlando, Florida.
Today in History, October 1st — ___ ___, The Associated Press.
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