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October 1
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October 2
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October 4

Steamboat Bill, Jr., is a 1928 comedy silent film starring Buster Keaton.

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October 5
The Tortoise Trainer

The Tortoise Trainer

Painting credit: Osman Hamdi Bey

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Aerospike engine

Aerospike engine

This picture, taken in August 2001, shows...

Photograph credit: NASA; retouched by Papa Lima Whiskey


October 7
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October 8
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October 9
Pierre Gaveaux

Pierre Gaveaux (9 October 1761 – 5 February 1825)

Illustration: Edmé Quenedey des Ricets; Restoration: Adam Cuerden

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October 10
Convolvulus hawk-moth (Agrius convolvuli) 2.jpg

Convolvulus hawk-moth (Agrius convolvuli) using its long proboscis to feed in the Rila Monastery Nature Park in Bulgaria

Photograph Charlesjsharp

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October 21
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October 23
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October 24
"The Raven"

An illustration by Édouard Manet for a French publication of Edgar Allan Poe's narrative poem "The Raven". In the poem, the raven flies into the narrator's home through the window (pictured). It then perches on a bust of Pallas Athena. The narrator asks the bird a series of questions, to which the bird only replies, "Nevermore". Eventually, the narrator falls into despair and ends with his final admission that his soul is trapped beneath the raven's shadow and shall be lifted "Nevermore". Originally published in 1845, the poem was widely popular and made Poe famous, though it did not bring him much financial success. "The Raven" has influenced many modern works and is referenced throughout popular culture in films, television, music and more.

Illustration: Édouard Manet. Restoration: Lise Broer

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October 27
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October 28
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October 29
Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale

Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale (29 October 1854 – 21 October 1925)

Painting credit: John Singer Sargent

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October 30
Brown hairstreak

Brown hairstreak (Thecla betulae) in Rila National Park, the largest National Park in Bulgaria

Photograph Charlesjsharp


October 31
Candy apple

Candy apple

Photograph: Evan-Amos.


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