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[Today in History] October 2nd

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1993 – Michy Batshuayi, football player, is born in Brussels, Belgium

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Carey's Missionary Society - started

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The Baptist Missionary Society was founded this date, 10/2/1782, in London, England.  This first modern mission society was started by William Carey when he was just 21 years of age.  35 more words

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Today In History: October 2

1833

The railroad from Charleston to Hamburg was completed, 136 miles – the longest railroad in the world at the time. Cost of the project was $950,000. 90 more words

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In God We Trust

first appeared 10/1/1957, on US paper currency.

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Today In Charleston History: October 1

1768 – American Revolution – Foundations.

The mechanics in Charles Town nominated candidates for election who opposed the Quartering Act, Stamp Act and Sugar Act. Led by Christopher Gadsden they met at the Liberty Tree… 156 more words

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