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Six things that REALLY did happen on October 31st

Blog | By Ferdie Rous | Oct 28, 2019

Mount Rushmore, Etelä-Dakota, Yhdysvallat

Brexit isn't going to happen on October 31st.

Here are some events that actually DID happen on October 31st.

1. 475 - Romulus Augustulus proclaimed Western Roman Emperor, the last Roman Emperor

Solidus Romulus Augustus-RIC 3406. CC BY-SA 3.0

2. 1517 – Martin Luther presents his 95 Theses

Lucas Cranach d.J., circa 1570/1580, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

3. 1864 – Nevada becomes 36th state

Flag of the State of Nevada

4. 1941 – the construction of Mount Rushmore is completed

5. 1956 – Hungarian rebels establish a revolutionary headquarters and reestablish banned political parties


Red army soldier statue which stood below the Liberation Monument (Szabadság szobor) at the top of the Gellért Hill (Gellért-hegy) of Budapest. CC BY-SA 3.0


6. Hallowe'en - or All Hallows' Eve

Hallowe'en celebrates the day before All Hallows' Day, the Christian festival celebrating all the saints

"Calabaza Halloween" by TindalosDI is licensed under CC BY 2.0