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Today in history: Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise in politics, Mother Teresa starts 'Missionaries of Charity' and more

Today in history: Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise in politics, Mother Teresa starts 'Missionaries of Charity' and more

Today in history: Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise in politics, Mother Teresa starts 'Missionaries of Charity' and more
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By CNBC-TV18 Oct 7, 2021 2:09:22 PM IST (Updated)

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From the establishment of 'Missionaries of Charity' by Mother Teresa to Arnold Schwarzenegger becoming the governor of California, several important events happened across the globe on October 7. Here is a look at them:

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1940 - In World War Two, German troops invaded Romania to take control of strategic oilfields. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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1950- Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata. (Image: AP)

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1959 - The far side of the moon was photographed for the first time by the Soviet Union's Luna 3 spacecraft. (Image & text: Reuters)

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak dies
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1981 - Hosni Mubarak became acting president of Egypt following the assassination of Anwar Sadat on October 6. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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2003 - Austrian-born Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California in a recall election that saw voters throw out Democratic Gov. Gray Davis. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

Quick facts about Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology
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2005 - The International Atomic Energy Agency and its head Egyptian-born Mohamed ElBaradei won the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting the spread of nuclear weapons. (Image: AP| text: Reuters)

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