On This Day In Photos: October 7th In The 20th Century

Photos we found of people, places and events on October 7th in the 20th Century…

American baseball player Stanley "Bucky" Harris (1896- 1977), playing for the Washington Senators, lands on home plate after scoring a homerun during the seventh game of the World Series at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C., October 10, 1924. Washington won the game and the series. (Photo by Credit: APA/Getty Images)

American baseball player Stanley “Bucky” Harris (1896- 1977), playing for the Washington Senators, lands on home plate after scoring a homerun during the seventh game of the World Series at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C., October 10, 1924. Washington won the game and the series. (Photo by Credit: APA/Getty Images)

7th October 1968:  The new Leeway transparent plastic pram on display at the London Pram Fair.  (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1968: The new Leeway transparent plastic pram on display at the London Pram Fair. (Photo by George W. Hales/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1918:  A mock village and a ruined building in the 'Feed the Guns' campaign in Trafalgar Square, London  (Photo by A. R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th October 1918: A mock village and a ruined building in the ‘Feed the Guns’ campaign in Trafalgar Square, London (Photo by A. R. Coster/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th October 1965:  Manchester United forward Denis Law fails to score when the Helsinki goalkeeper saves the goal during a European Cup match between Man United and Helsinki. Nonetheless Man U won by 6-0.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1965: Manchester United forward Denis Law fails to score when the Helsinki goalkeeper saves the goal during a European Cup match between Man United and Helsinki. Nonetheless Man U won by 6-0. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1942:  A Navy pharmacist's mate dressing the wounds of an injured survivor from USS 'Calhoun', sunk during an early assault on Guadalcanal,  the Solomon Islands.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1942: A Navy pharmacist’s mate dressing the wounds of an injured survivor from USS ‘Calhoun’, sunk during an early assault on Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1959:  A collection of Phoenix oven proof glassware.  (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

7th October 1959: A collection of Phoenix oven proof glassware. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

7th October 1962:  Sixteen year old Pamela Brown and her eighteen year old boyfriend, Nigel Hudson, on his motorbike before their wedding.  (Photo by Norman Potter/Express/Getty Images)

7th October 1962: Sixteen year old Pamela Brown and her eighteen year old boyfriend, Nigel Hudson, on his motorbike before their wedding. (Photo by Norman Potter/Express/Getty Images)

7th October 1935:  Bowmaker Mr W Law (right) and his son examine archery targets left out to dry in their workshop in Edinburgh.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1935: Bowmaker Mr W Law (right) and his son examine archery targets left out to dry in their workshop in Edinburgh. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1968:  A man modelling an eveningwear shirt, designed by Michael Fish.  (Photo by McKeown/Express/Getty Images)

7th October 1968: A man modelling an eveningwear shirt, designed by Michael Fish. (Photo by McKeown/Express/Getty Images)

October 1968:  Pfc Carl Aster of the 2nd Battalion of the 7th US Marine Regiment, on duty in Vietnam.  (Photo by Terry Fincher/Express/Getty Images)

October 1968: Pfc Carl Aster of the 2nd Battalion of the 7th US Marine Regiment, on duty in Vietnam. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Express/Getty Images)

French General Charles de Gaulle reading in his home, following his evacuation to England due to the occupation of France in World War Two, Berkhamsted, England, October 7th 1941. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

French General Charles de Gaulle reading in his home, following his evacuation to England due to the occupation of France in World War Two, Berkhamsted, England, October 7th 1941. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

12th October 1975:  Shoppers on West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in the Times Square area of New York.  (Photo by Peter Keegan/Keystone/Getty Images)

12th October 1975: Shoppers on West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues in the Times Square area of New York. (Photo by Peter Keegan/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1908:  An electric iron, kettle, curling tongs and shaving pot on display at The Electrical Exhibition, Manchester.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th October 1908: An electric iron, kettle, curling tongs and shaving pot on display at The Electrical Exhibition, Manchester. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th October 1938:  Trainee nurses examine a model of a human body to learn anatomy.  (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1938: Trainee nurses examine a model of a human body to learn anatomy. (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1954:  Schoolteacher Jean Breht switches on the loudspeaker in her classroom at London County Council's first comprehensive high school at Kidbrooke in Greenwich.  (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1954: Schoolteacher Jean Breht switches on the loudspeaker in her classroom at London County Council’s first comprehensive high school at Kidbrooke in Greenwich. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1930:  A close-up of the hands of the British leading lady, Norah Baring.  (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th October 1930: A close-up of the hands of the British leading lady, Norah Baring. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th October 1940:  A reservation at the Hungaria Restaurant for a table for two, followed by two beds to sleep in. A popular alternative to not going out during the Blitz in London, more and more top quality restaurants are offering their customers places to stay in the event of an air raid alert.  (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th October 1940: A reservation at the Hungaria Restaurant for a table for two, followed by two beds to sleep in. A popular alternative to not going out during the Blitz in London, more and more top quality restaurants are offering their customers places to stay in the event of an air raid alert. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images)

7th October 1965:  Comedian Peter Sellers (1925-1980) drives a new luxury Radford Mini De Ville GT out of a giant wedding cake, as a gift for his new bride, actress Britt Ekland (above). This takes place in the Radford showrooms in King Street, Hammersmith, London.  (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1965: Comedian Peter Sellers (1925-1980) drives a new luxury Radford Mini De Ville GT out of a giant wedding cake, as a gift for his new bride, actress Britt Ekland (above). This takes place in the Radford showrooms in King Street, Hammersmith, London. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th October 1947:  A group of orphaned children from the Dr Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge, Essex, en route to a new life in Australia being seen off by the deputy High Commissioner for Australia, Mr Norman Mighell.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1947: A group of orphaned children from the Dr Barnardo’s Garden City, Woodford Bridge, Essex, en route to a new life in Australia being seen off by the deputy High Commissioner for Australia, Mr Norman Mighell. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Actor Johnny Weissmuller in a dive position at the start of a swimming race, with a group of bathers at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, October 7th 1934. (Photo by R. Wesley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Actor Johnny Weissmuller in a dive position at the start of a swimming race, with a group of bathers at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, October 7th 1934. (Photo by R. Wesley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th October 1935:  A lamp lighter at work in Finsbury Park, London.  (Photo by E. Dean/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th October 1935: A lamp lighter at work in Finsbury Park, London. (Photo by E. Dean/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)