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Events from This Day in History from the Editors of Infoplease



Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 04:00:00 UTC

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October 1, 1908: Henry Ford introduced the first mass-produced automobile on the market—the Model T car to the market. Each car cost $825.



October 1, 1961: Roger Maris of the New York Yankees hit his 61st home run of the season, breaking Babe Ruth's record of 60 set in 1927.