Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Del Mar Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Ce Ce, Golden Pal, Life Is Good, Loves Only You, Aloha West, Space Blues, Marche Lorraine, Yibir, Knicks Go.
Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Keeneland Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Golden Pal, Fire at Will, Vequist, Aunt Pearl, Essential Quality.
29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman to be voted into the US Congress.
The UN published a report revealing more than 200 mass graves found in ISIS-controlled regions of Iraq.
New Delhi air pollution was declared a public emergency, causing the city to close many schools and construction sites.
The smog had been increasing over six days, and on this day, records found harmful pollutants in the air to be 16 times over the safe limit for humans.
The fourth movie of J.K. Rowling’s novel series, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” premiered in Leicester Square, London, UK.
The film’s budget was $150 million and hit $896.4 million at the box office. It was the best-selling film of 2005.
The American action drama series “24,” with Keifer Sutherland, premiered on FOX.
Whitney Houston released her third album, “I’m Your Baby Tonight.”
It became Billboard’s 1991 Album of the Year.
Richard Milhous Nixon won the election and became the 37th President of the United States.
NASA’s Lunar Orbiter 2 launched atop an Atlas Agena rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
Part of NASA’s Lunar Orbiter program, the Lunar Orbiter 2 was an uncrewed mission. Its main priority was photographing the Moon’s surface to find smooth landing sites for future missions, such as the Apollo mission. Having taken 609 high and medium-resolution photos of the Moon’s surface, the Lunar Orbiter 2 was intentionally crashed into the Moon on October 11, 1967.
The first episode of Meet The Press, the longest-running American TV program, aired.
Meet the Press has changed a lot over the years, but its focus hasn’t changed. While it generally covers matters of politics, Meet The Press also regularly dabbles in foreign policy, economics, and various other points of public interest. The program features interviews with notable Washington, D.C. leaders.
Mahatma Gandhi was arrested after leading an Indian miner’s march in protest of the Indian Relief Bill.
The Indian Relief Bill imposed high and unfair taxes on laborers across India. As a result of the protest, the bill was eventually scrapped.
Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States of America.
Lincoln was the first Republican to take the presidency and won with a 40% vote.
Father John Carrol became the first Catholic Bishop in the United States.
The Richard Fairbanks Tavern and Post Office in Massachusetts became the first American colonial post office.