October 01 in history: First CT scan, launch of NASA and more

Bombing at Los Angeles Times, world's first compact disc player, and more — here's what happened on this day

1910

Bombing at Los Angeles Times building kills 21

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1949

Mao Zedong proclaims the founding of the People's Republic of China

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1958

NASA becomes operational, replaces NACA

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1971

First CT scan is performed in London

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1982

Sony launches world's first compact disc player

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