5 Things On This Day In History That Will Brighten Your Day
'History has shown us that courage can be contagious & HOPE can take on a life of its own' ~ Michelle Obama
5 "This Day In History Facts" For October 18th:
1) In 1851 Moby-Dick by Herman Melville is first published.
2) In 1867 Alaska becomes apart of the U.S.
3) In 1898, U.S. takes control of Puerto Rico.
4) 1977 Mr. October, Reggie Jackson hits three consecutive home runs on three swings.
5) In 1988 Roseanne debuts.
Famous Birthdays of October 18th:
1926 Chuck Berry (Singer)
1935 Peter Boyle (Actor)
1939 Mike Ditka (Former NFL Football Coach)
1956 Martina Navratilova (Tennis Player)
1984 Lindsey Vonn (Gold Medal Skier)
1987 Zac Efron (Actor)
History has a lot to teach us, lets learn about all the good that's happened (and will happen) together!