On this day: October 24

POSTED: 03:22 PM PDT Oct 23, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 23, 2013 

The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

OTD October 24 - Pablo Sandoval
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2012: Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants ties a World Series record by hitting three home runs against the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the World Series, leading his team to an 8-3 win. The feat had been done four times before: By Babe Ruth in 1923 and 1926, by Reggie Jackson in 1977 and by Albert Pujols in 2011.

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