11 Things That Happened This Day In History - 6th October

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Here is a note of 11 things that happened on this day in history.

1. 1847 - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte was first published in London

2. 1927 - The first full-length 'talking' movie - Al Jolson starring in The Jazz Singer - opens in the US

3. 1961 - President John F. Kennedy advises American families to build bomb shelters to protect them from atomic fallout in the event of a nuclear war

4. 1973 - The Yom Kippur War begins as Egypt and Syria attack Israel on the holiest day of the Jewish year

5. 1979 - President Jimmy Carter received Pope John Paul II, the first Pope to visit the White House

6. 1981 - Egypt's President Anwar Sadat was assassinated in Cairo

7. 1985 - A police officer is hacked to death by a mob during riots at the Broadwater Farm housing estate in North London

8. 1989 - The Academy Award winning Actress Bette Davis died in Paris

9. 1991 - Elizabeth Taylor married Larry Fortensky. The ceremony was held at Michael Jackson's estate near Los Angeles. It was Taylor's 8th marriage and Fortensky's 3rd

10. 2000 - Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic resigns under mounting pressure after allegations of vote-rigging

11. 2011 - Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, dies

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