On October 1st, 1827,Nashvillian,Sam Houston is Inaugurated as Tennessee's 7th Govenor at the First Baptist Church.
-Former Governor, Austin Peay IV, known as "The Maker of Modern Tennessee" ,died, of a cerebral hemorrhage, at the Governor's Residence in Nashville, on October 2, 1927.
-On October 2, 1954, Elvis Presley made his first and only appearance on the "Grand Ole Opry." An unimpressed audience prompted "Opry" officials to suggest that he Go back to driving a truck!"
On October 3rd 1883, The Vendome Theater opens for business - it was located on todays Church Street between 6th and 7th Avenues.
In 1965 Johnny Cash is arrested for bringing 1,163 pills across Mexican border in guitar case.
-David Lipscomb and James A. Harding establish the Nashville Bible School on October 5th, 1891 in a rented house located on Filmore Street.
-WSM-AM begins radio transmissions on October 5th, 1925 in Nashville.
On October 6th, 1843, the House voted to make Nashville the state's permanent capitol.
-The Nashville Municipal Auditorium opens in October 7th,1962. It Designed by Marr and Holman, the auditorium has three levels and seats 10,550 people.
-Samuel Davis was born in Rutherford County on October 6, 1842.After being convicted as a spy, Sam stated with his last words that "I would die a thousand deaths before I would betray a friend," and was hanged on November 27, 1863
-On October 7th, 1843 the Senate cast 17 affirmative votes making Nashville the state's permanent capitol.
-Uncle Dave Macon was born on October 7th, 1870.
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