7 October It Happened Today
1571 Holy League forces defeats the Turkish fleet at Lepanto.
1900 Birth of Nazi leader of the SS, Heinrich Himmler.
1923 Birth of American actress June Allyson.
1931 Birth of South African Reverend Desmond Tutu.
1952 Birth of Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
2003 Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected governor of California.