Today is Monday, October 1st. There are 84 days until Christmas.

On this date in 1888, 'National Geographic' was first published.

In 1903, the first World Series began.  It was the Boston Pilgrims against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Boston won it.

In 1938, German troops entered Czechoslovakia, beginning what would become World War Two.

In 1962, "The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson" debuted on NBC.

In 1971, Walt Disney World opened in Orlando.

In 2017, 58 people were killed and 851 were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas.

Today is Child Health Day, Homemade Cookie Day, and the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Happy birthday to Julie Andrews, who is 83.

Former President Jimmy Carter is 94.

Actor Zach Galifianakis is 49.

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