Star Map for Sunday October 14, 2018

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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On 14 October 2018

100th anniversary

Birthdate of Marcel Chaput, Canadian biochemist, journalist, and politician (d. 1991); Thelma Coyne Long, Australian tennis player and captain (d. 2015); and Doug Ring, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (d. 2003).

50th anniversary

Vietnam War: Twenty-seven soldiers are arrested at the Presidio of San Francisco in California for their peaceful protest of stockade conditions and the Vietnam War..

Vietnam War: The United States Department of Defense announces that the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps will send about 24,000 soldiers and Marines back to Vietnam for involuntary second tours of duty in the combat zone there..

Apollo program: The first live TV broadcast by American astronauts in orbit performed by the Apollo 7 crew..

The 6.5 Mw Meckering earthquake shook the southwest portion of Western Australia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), causing $2.2 million in damage and leaving 20–28 people dead..

Jim Hines of the United States of America becomes the first man ever to break the so-called "ten-second barrier" in the 100-meter sprint in the Summer Olympic Games held in Mexico City with a time of 9.95 seconds..

Birthdate of Jay Ferguson, Canadian guitarist and songwriter; Johnny Goudie, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor; Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer and journalist; Timothy Lincoln Beckwith, American lawyer; and Dwayne Schintzius, American basketball player and coach (d. 2012).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Ashton Agar, Australian cricketer.

10th anniversary

Death of Robert Furman, American engineer and intelligence officer (b. 1915); and Kazys Petkeviius, Lithuanian basketball player and coach (b. 1926).

5th anniversary

Death of Wally Bell, American baseball player and umpire (b. 1965); Max Cahner, German-Catalan historian and politician (b. 1936); Kichi Iijima, Japanese author and poet (b. 1930); Bruno Metsu, French footballer and manager (b. 1954); Frank Moore, American painter and poet (b. 1946); and Käty van der Mije-Nicolau, Romanian-Dutch chess player (b. 1940).

4th anniversary

A snowstorm and avalanche in the Nepalese Himalayas triggered by the remnants of Cyclone Hudhud kills 43 people..

Utah State University receives a bomb threat against feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian, who was to give a lecture the next day..

In a football match between Serbia and Albania for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifiers in Belgrade, Serbia, riots erupt after a drone carrying the flag of Greater Albania is flown in the pitch. Several Albanian players are injured through physical assaults, and the incident creates a diplomatic dispute between the two nations..

Death of A. H. Halsey, English sociologist and academic (b. 1923); Leonard Liggio, American author and academic (b. 1933); and Elizabeth Peña, American actress (b. 1959).

3rd anniversary

A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan, kills at least seven people and injures 13 others..

Death of Nurlan Balgimbayev, Kazakh politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (b. 1947); Mathieu Kérékou, Beninese soldier and politician, President of Benin (b. 1933); Margaret Keyes, American historian and academic (b. 1918); and Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani, Indian admiral (b. 1930).

2nd anniversary

Death of Helen Kelly, New Zealand trade union leader (b. 1964).

1st anniversary

A massive truck bombing in Somalia kills 358 people and injures more than 400 others..

Death of Daniel Webb, American baseball player (b. 1989).

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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