Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Eisenhower removes Patton from command in Bavaria 70 years ago today (Oct 2 1945)


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(Tuesday, October 2, 1945) — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s headquarters announced tonight that Gen. George S. Patton Jr. had been relieved of his duties as Third Army commander and military governor of Bavaria 10 days after publicly comparing the issue of Nazis and non-Nazis to a Democratic-Republican election fight.

‘Do You Want To Know A Secret/If I Fell’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour (Oct 2 1965)


Video: 'The Beatles Cartoon Ep 2 of 39 Do You Want to Know a Secret and If I Fell'

(Saturday, October 2, 1965, 10:30 a.m. EDT) — The Beatles take a much needed vacation to Dublin, Ireland, on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.