Newlyweds, the Hamills, pose for a wedding portrait in Northern Ireland on the 17th of October, 1935. The couple also posed with their wedding party, and at the church with their guests. The bride also posed outside her wedding car.
The bride and groom were from the town of Dungannon, the third-largest in County Tyrone.
A woman displaced by the Korean War, in a photograph dated the 17th of October, 1950.
Prior to the takeover, for a few months the city served as the capital of the Republic of China as other parts of the country fell to communism.
After the Communist occupation, much of the city’s heritage and cultural icons were destroyed.
Foyer de Danse, a ballet by English choreographer Frederick Ashton, had its premiere on the 9th of October, 1932.
This footage (begins 24 seconds in) from the 1932 production features Ashton alongside English prima ballerina Alicia Markova (born Lilian Alice Marks):
Ashton would go on to become one of ballet’s best-known choreographers. His productions of ballets such as Cinderella and La fille mal gardée are still seen onstage at the Royal Opera House on a regular basis.
The infamous game. Georgia Tech on the left. Source.
On the 7th of October, 1916, a college football game was played between Cumberland and Georgia Tech in Atlanta, USA.
Cumberland, from Tennessee, failed to score at all, leading the most lopsided score in the history of the sport: 0 – 222. The college had already discontinued its football program, but were not allowed to back out of the game.