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08 October in History : Major Events

1871The Great Chicago Fire commenced on Sunday, October 8, and went on for three days before it finally went out on Tuesday, October 10, 1871.
1919The first ever transcontinental air race in the United States starts, with 63 planes taking part between California and New York.
1991President Bush is approaching a decision on easing the federal banking rules in order to help relax the difficulties with the nations tight credit circumstances.
2008For their finding and development of the green fluorescent protein (GFP),  Osamu Shimomura,  Martin Chalfie, and Roger Y. Tsien received the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2009Polish President Lech Kaczyński declares his intent to sign the Treaty of Lisbon on Saturday October 10, which will complete the country's sanction process.
2010The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 37th assembly came to an end on Friday in Montreal where developments on aviation emissions were made.
2011The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees opens a new refugee camp in western Ethiopia for refugees from Sudan and South Sudan.
2012Scientist’s caution of the hazards associated with using liquid nitrogen in drinks after a teenage girl from the United Kingdom required emergency surgery after drinking a cocktail comprising of the substance. 
2013Heavy floods in the Philippines city of Zamboanga leads to thousands of families being displaced and schools and most government offices being closed.
2014The people in North America, Western South America, Australia and parts of East Asia will be able to observe a lunar eclipse today. 

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