Halloween, Harry Houdini and the Houdini Annual Seance…On This Day!
Mischief Night aka Devil's Night, Beggars Night, Gate Night, Cabbage Night, and The War Of The Worlds radio hoax...On This Day!
Tchaikovsky conducts the premiere of his Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique for the first and last time...On This Day!
Black Cat Day, the first New York City Subway line opens, and John Cleese…On This Day!
The Hapsburgs burn the city of Skopje, and the Gunfight at the OK Corral...On This Day!
The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the invasion of Grenada, and Pablo Picasso’s full name…On This Day!
Annie Edson Taylor goes over the Falls in a barrel, the start of the Stock Market Crash of 1929, and Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe has to go to the bathroom…On This Day!
Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Pelé, Michael Crichton, Sam Raimi, and “Weird Al” Yankovic…all On This Day!
The World is created, and war photographer Robert Capa...On This Day!
The Disappearance of Frederick Valentich…On This Day
The US Navy integrates the WAVES program, John le Carré, and Trey Parker…On This Day!
Marie Antoinette, Monsieur de Paris and the guillotine…On This Day!
Global Handwashing Day, and the Jack the Ripper "From Hell" letter sent...On This Day!
World Standards Day, Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the Bell X-1, and Thomas Dolby...On This Day! (Science!)
The White House cornerstone is laid, and Paddington Bear makes his debut...On This Day!
Freethought Day, the first Oktoberfest, and Doris Miller...On This Day!
The Daughters Of The American Revolution, Saturday Night Live, and Henry Heinz...On This Day!
The London Bridge in Arizona, Ed Wood, and David Lee Roth...On This Day!
World Post Day, the Peekskill Meteorite, Malala Yousafzai, and John & Sean Lennon...On This Day!
Captain Eddie Rickenbacker and his nine lives...On This Day!