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Frozen in Time

Courtesy photo Suffragists parade down Fifth Avenue, 1917. Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.

Frozen in Time

A look back at the week that was…

October 22 — The band Mookie Blaylock, which would soon be known as Pearl Jam, make their stage debut at The Off Ramp in Seattle. In the audience are members of Soundgarden and Seattle Mariners pitcher Randy Johnson. — 1990

October 23 — William R. Wood was inaugurated as the fourth president of the University of Alaska. — 1960

October 24 — The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations. — 1945

October 25 — Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, who haven’t seen each other since primary school, run into each other at the Dartford train station in England – Keith is on his way to Sidcup Art College; Mick is headed to the London School of Economics. Noticing the Muddy Waters and Chuck Berry albums Mick is carrying, Keith strikes up a conversation. They later form The Rolling Stones. — 1961

October 26 — Generally regarded as the most famous shootout in the history of the American Wild West, lawmen Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, along with brothers Morgan and Vigil have a 30-second gunfight with the Clantons and McLaurys (The Cochise County Cowboys) at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona Territory. — 1881


October 27 — 20,000 women march in a suffrage parade in New York City. As the largest state by population and the first on the East Coast to do so, New York had an significant effect on the movement to grant all women the right to vote in all elections. — 1917

Courtesy photo Suffragists parade down Fifth Avenue, 1917. Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.

Courtesy photo
Suffragists parade down Fifth Avenue, 1917.
Advocates march in October 1917, displaying placards containing the signatures of more than one million New York women demanding the vote.


October 28 — Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Ernest Hemingway. — 1954