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On this Day

October 22

Wombat Day

Make A Difference Day

1879 Thomas Edison test the Incandescent Light Bulb it last 13 1/2 hours

1883 New York City the Metropolitan Opera House opens Faust is the first performance

1972 The Oakland A's Pull off a World Series victory In seven games Defeating The Cincinnati Reds.

1975 Venera 9 a unmanned Soviet spaceship lands on Venus.

1975 The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series in 7 games over the Boston Red Soxs

1982 First Blood Opens in Movie Theatres starring Sylvester Stallone.

Happy Birthday

1936 Bobby Seale co-founder of the Black Panther Party

1938 Christopher Lloyd actor Back to The Future , Who Framed Roger Rabbit

1943 Catherine Deneuve actress Belle de Jour

1952 Jeff Goldbum actor Jurassic Park, The Fly & Transylvania 6-5000

1968 Shaggy Musician Angle, It wasn’t me

1969 Spike Jonze Film Director, jackass, Where the Wild Things are, & Music Videos for Beastie Boys, Weezer, The Pharcyde, Ween, & Beck

1972 D’Lo Brown WWE superstar

1988 Corey Hawkins actor in the film Straight Outta Comptent

1991 Josh Zammit Film Director


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