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On This Day

October 26

National Pumpkin Day

World Pasta Day

International Artists Day

1861 The final ride for the pony express

1863 The FA Football Association is formed at the Freemasons Tavern in London

1911 Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants 4 -2 to become the World Series Champs 1936 The Hoover Dam become operable

1982 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame opens in St. Mary's, Ontario,

1990 Wayne Gretzky of the LA Kings becomes the 1st NHL player to earn 2000 career points in a game vs Winnipeg Jets

1996 The New York Yankees captured at 23rd world series championship by beating the Atlanta Braves In 6 games.

1997 The Florida Marlins Win their first World Series championship Beating the Cleveland Indians.

1997 WCW Halloween Havoc '97 takes place where Piper beats Hogan in a Steel Cage Match

2000 The New York Yankees win are third world series championship in a row And a Subway series over the New York Mets.

2005 The Chicago White Sox sweep the Houston Astros winning the World Series.

2014 The CBC fire Jian Ghomeshi for sexual assulating women

Happy Birthday

1946 Pat Sajak Host of Wheel of Fortune

1947 Hillary Rodham Clinton 49th first lady

1951 Bootsy Collins Musician Parliament, Funkadelic

1978 CM PUNK actor, MMA Fighter, former Pro Wrestler 3 x World Heavyweight Championship, 2 x WWE Championship

1986 Schoolboy Q Hip-hopper