Posted: Aug 08, 2014 10:55 PM PDT
Updated: Aug 30, 2016 07:16 PM PDT
Supermoon sighting this weekend.
The U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.
Yes, Halloween is (mostly) about the candy. But you can think outside the box and offer up some healthier alternatives to trick-or-treaters.
The first parachute jump takes place, "Pretty Boy" Floyd is gunned down, football meets television, and The Supremes top the charts, all on this day.
Magellan discovers the strait that would bear his name, Carlton Fisk waves his World Series home run fair, and Keith Moon plays his last show with The Who, all on this day.