On the Hebrew calendar says that this date is 15 Cheshvan 5768.
On the Baha'i calendar says that this date is 11th day of Knowledge, B.E. 164 (don't ask me what that means, I just thought that it sounded cool.)
It's even supposed to be a full moon this year on October 26th.
182 years ago the Erie Canal opened.
146 years ago telegraph services began in the US.
126 years ago the Shootout at the OK Coral happened.
In 1954 Chevrolet introduces the V-8 engine.
In 1970 the comic "Doonesbury" debuted in 28 newspapers.
Topping the Music charts:
1950- All my Love by Patti Page
1958- Rock-in Robin by Bobby Day
1966- Reach Out I'll Be There by Four Tops
1974- You Aint Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman- Turner Overdrive
1982- Jack & Diane by John Cougar
1990- Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice
Pat Sajak, Hillary Clinton, Jaclyn Smith, and "Hot Rod" Hudley are just a few people that were born on this day.
Gasoline prices were somewhere around .80 a gallon in 1979.
Interesting huh? Well, I bet if you ask my mom, she would say that the most important thing that happened on this day in history is that a crazy haired, blue eyed little girl joined their family. Yup today is my birthday! :)