This week in history

The National Geographic magazine published for the first time Oct. 1, 1888. — submitted photo

Sept. 28, 1892: First night a football game played.

Sept. 29, 1915: Philadelphia Phillies clinch their first pennant.

Sept. 29, 2018: Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye.

Sept. 30, 1997: Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 4 web browser.

Oct. 1, 1971: Walt Disney World opens in Bay Lake, Florida.

Oct. 1, 1975: “The Thrilla in Manila”; Muhammad Ali stops Joe Frazier in 14 rounds in Quezon City, the Philippines to retain his WBC/WBA heavyweight title.

Oct. 1, 1888: National Geographic magazine publishes for the first time.

Oct. 1, 1994: South African President Nelson Mandela visits US.

Oct. 2, 1967: Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as first African-American Supreme Court justice.


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