On this day: October 24

POSTED: 03:22 PM PDT Oct 23, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 23, 2014 
Concorde lands after last commercial flight

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.