The Hermitage, former home to Andrew Jackson was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15th, 1966.
On October 7, 1916 Georgia Tech beat Cumberland University in a football game by a score of 222 to 0 making it the worst loss in the history of American college football.
Country Artist, Ernest Jennings "Tennessee Ernie" Ford died on October 17, 1991.
Former Nashville Tennessean sportswriter and columnist, Grantland Rice, coined the term, "Four Horsemen", to describe the backfield of the University of Notre Dame in 1924 in the October 18th issue 1924 of the New York Herald Tribune.
Country Music Artist, Jeannie C. Riley, born Jeanne Carolyn Stephenson, was born today in 1945. Jeannie is best known for for her international crossover hit "Harper Valley P.T.A."
-The Bell South Tower has its grand opening on Oct. 20th, 1994.
-The Nashville Weather service office was established, by the U.S. Army Signal Corp Sergeant George H. Witmer, on October 20, 1870 at 70½ Cherry Street (between Church Street and Union Street).
One of Country Music's best known producers, Owen Bradley is born on October 21, 1915.
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