October 17

September 30, 2019


On This Day

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


1888 Optical Phonograph is patented by Thomas Edison first film format  

1919 Radio Corporation of America RCA is incorporated

1939 The premiere of the film Mr. Smith Goes To Washington  Director by  Frank Capra  starring Jean Arthur & James Stewart in Washington, D.C.

1964 The Rolling Stones release the album 12 x 5

1971 The Pittsburgh Pirates Win the World Series In seven games over the Baltimore Orioles.  


1974 The Oakland athletics Make it 3 World Series championship In a row This time beating  Los Angeles Dodgers in California freeway series.


1978 After being fourteen games behind  the during the season The New York Yankees go want to capture The second World Series In a row In six games beating The Los Angeles Dodgers.


1979  The Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles in seven games. 


1989 The Loma Prieta Earthquake in San Francisco is cancels  game 3 of the World Series between the Giants & Oakland Athletics   

1995 The NBA  Toronto Raptors play their first exhibition game  in the Skydome vs Atlanta Hawks










Happy Birthday

1938 Evel Knievel Stuntman, motorcyclist, Daredevil 


1943 Catfish Collins guitarist brother of  Bootsy Collins played with James Brown, The Houseguests,  Funkadelic, & Parliament.



1962 Mike Jude creator of Beavis and Butt-head

1963 Norm MacDonald Stand up Comedian 

1968 Ziggy Marley musician son of Bob Marley 


1969 Wyclef Jean  musician

1972 Eminem Rapper 

1981 Holly Holm  UFC fighter former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion,

1990 Bianca Bree actress 






























































































































































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