1995 - Yolanda Saldivar found guilty of murdering Latin singer Selena
1958 - Russian poet and novelist Boris Pasternak awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature
1942 - Michael Crichton, famous for writing "Jurassic Park" and "Andromeda Strain", is born
1850 - First National Women's Rights Convention begins in Worcester, Massachusetts, US
1707 - First Parliament of Great Britain meets
This Day In Business
2001 - The Very First IPod is introduced. The easy to use MP3 player in an enormously successful product for Apple and it leads to ever greater products such as the Iphone.
1941 - Animated film "Dumbo," about a flying elephant with big ears, is released
1944 - The Soviet's Red Army invades and enters Hungary during World War II.
1993 - Joe Carter hits walk off home run: wins World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays.
October 23rd Holiday
National Day (Hungary) - Commemorates the Third Hungarian Republic and the 1956 Revolution.
Today's Birthday Trivia
She played Hanna Marin on the hit show Pretty Little Liars, for which she won a Youth Rock Award for Rockin' TV Actress in 2011. Who is she?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
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