This Day In History
October 1st :
1903 – The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series
1940 – The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
1982 – Sony launches the first consumer compact disc player (model CDP-101).
Celebrity Birthdays Include :
1935 – Julie Andrews
1950 – Randy Quaid
1963 – Mark McGwire