Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for October 2, 2020:

40th calendar week, 276th day of the year

90 days until the end of the year

Zodiac sign: Libra

Name day: Hermann, Jakob

HISTORICAL DATA

2019 - After deaths probably caused by Listeria, the authorities close the North Hessian sausage producer Wilke.

Serious hygiene deficiencies are found in the company.

1990 - The GDR Volkskammer dissolves.

1990 - The Permanent Mission of Bonn is closed in East Berlin.

1950 - A comic from the Peanuts series by Charles M. Schulz appears in US daily newspapers for the first time.

Charlie Brown and his dog Snoopy are the most famous characters in the stories.

1940 - The National Socialists set up a ghetto in Warsaw for the Jewish population.

1930 - In the presence of the company's founder Henry Ford, the foundation stone is laid for a branch of the Ford works in Cologne.

1930 - The newly built Pergamon Museum opens on Museum Island in Berlin.

1905 - The drama school of the German Theater founded by Max Reinhardt opens.

1870 - The inhabitants of the Papal States including Rome vote for union with the Kingdom of Italy.

BIRTHDAYS

1990 - Sarah Klier (30), is considered the last baby born in the former GDR

1965 - Tim Staffel (55), German writer and playwright ("Heimweh", "Terrordrom")

1960 - Joe Sacco (60), Maltese comic journalist and illustrator (volume "We belong to the country")

1940 - Manfred Zapatka (80), German actor (TV roles in “Death Game”, “The Big Bellheim”, “Rivals of the Racetrack”), born in 1942 according to other sources

1890 - Groucho Marx, American comedian, member of the comedian group The Marx Brothers (films: «Scandal in the Opera», «A Night in Casablanca»), d. 1977

DAYS OF DEATH

1970 - Grethe Weiser, German actress («Der schrag Otto»), b.

1903

1920 - Max Bruch, German composer and conductor ("Violin Concerto No. 1"), b.

1838

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