October 1 is the 274th day of the year; as well as Boomtime, Bureaucracy 48, 3184 YOLD
World History this day
0331 BC -- Alexander the Great whupped Darius III at Gaugamela. This was a BFD
1898 -- The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration was founded, oh woe, oh woe
1918 -- T. E. Lawrence, et. al. took Damascus. Much was promised, many were shafted.