On this day: October 1

Published On: Sep 30 2012 09:26:47 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 01 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

OTD October 1 - NHL lockout
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1994: The National Hockey League team owners begin a lockout of the players that would end up lasting 103 days.

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