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October 7, 1884 - Hindman Kentucky was named for Lt. Gov. James Hindman.
October 7, 1911 - An entire city block of Hazard business's burned on Main Street .
October 7, 1931 - Don McGuire was born in Hazard. He was a member of the Hilltoppers group.
October 7, 1940 - Nine children died during a fire at an orphanage in Breathitt County . 
October 7, 1960 - A plane crashed shortly after taking off from the Hazard Airport killing both occupants.
October 7, 1960 - Franklin Roosevelt Jr., the son of the President, campaigned for the Democrat party in Hazard.