This Day In History
October 9th :
1582 – Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day, in this year, does not exist in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
1888 – The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.
1986 – The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.
Celebrity Birthdays Include :
1948 – Jackson Browne
1954 – John O'Hurley
1970 – Annika Sörenstam