October 7, 1949 – East Germany created

October 7, 1949 – East Germany created

Less than five months after Great Britain, the United States, and France established the Federal Republic of Germany in West Germany, the Democratic Republic of Germany is proclaimed within the Soviet occupation zone.

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October 7, 1975 – A New York judge reverses John Lennon’s deportation order

October 7, 1975 – A New York judge reverses John Lennon’s deportation order

On this day in 1975, a New York State Supreme Court judge reverses a deportation order for John Lennon, allowing him to remain legally in his adoptive home of New York City.

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