Template:On this day/7 October
- 1477 – Uppsala Varsity is inauguratit efter receivin its corporate richts frae Pape Sixtus IV in Februar the same year.
- 1933 – Air France is inauguratit, efter bein formed bi a merger o five French airlines.
- 1949 – Cauld War: The communist German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed.
- 1959 – U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first iver photographs o the faur side o the Muin. (picturt)
- 2001 – The Global War on Terrorism begins as a result o the September 11 attacks. The U.S. invasion o Afghanistan ineetiates wi an air assault an covert operations on the grund.
Edgar Allan Poe (d. 1849) · Niels Bohr (b. 1885) · Vladimir Putin (b. 1952)