New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)

TODAY IN HISTORY

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TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Oct. 1, 2017

A gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000 country music fans at a concert below, leaving 58 people dead and more than 800 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

ON THIS DATE 1908

Henry Ford introduced his Model T automobile to the market.

1957

The motto “In God We Trust” began appearing on U.S. paper currency.

1971

Walt Disney World opened near Orlando, Florida.

1982

Sony began selling the first commercial compact disc player, the CDP-101, in Japan.

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