Video: 'The World At War: It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow Burma 3/5' (Oct. 7, 1943, at 3:15)
(Thursday, October 7, 1943; during the Burma Campaign, part of the Pacific War during World War II) — Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, former leader of Britain’s Commandos, arrived in New Delhi, India, today to take over his new post as Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Command (SEAC). His mission was to end the stalemate and knock out the Japanese.
Image: '1933 World Series featuring a home run by Mel Ott'
(Saturday, October 7, 1933) — The New York Giants won the 1933 World Series today, beating the Washington Senators 4-3 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., in the fifth and deciding game. It was the fourth of seven World Series titles for the Giants (1905-2012).