Anne Murray won the Country Music Association's Album of the Year Award on October 8th, 1984, becoming the first woman to win this award.
-John Hinckley is arrested at the Nashville airport on charges of carrying concealed firearms on Oct. 9th 1980, just months before he shoots President Reagan.
-Union Station formally opens on October 9th 1900, although it has been in use for nearly a month already.
In 1998, Nashville's Hockey Team, the Predators, played their first game on October 10th losing to the Florida Panthers 1-0 before a sold out crowd of 17,298 in Nashville.
Dorothy Marie Marsh also known as country singer, Dottie West, was born just outside of McMinnville, Tennessee on October 11, 1932.
Newton Cannon, a Williamson County resident, is inaugurated as Tennessee's 1st Whig Governor on October 12th, 1835.
On October 13th, 1942, Roy Acuff and Fred Rose inked the agreement to form Nashville's first publishing firm to focus on country music simply named Acuff-Rose Publications.
In 1901, Annie Rogers, Harvey Logan's girlfriend, is arrested in Nashville, Tennessee, for passing bank notes stolen in the July 3, Great Northern robbery.
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