On this day: October 4

Published On: Oct 03 2012 08:01:41 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT

Work begins on Mount Rushmore, Sputnik is launched into space, the pope visits America for the first time, Janis Joplin is found dead of an overdose, all on this day.

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1989: Actress Dakota Johnson, the daughter of "Miami Vice" actor Don Johnson, is born in Austin, Texas. She is best known for her roles in "Fifty Shades of Grey," "The Social Network" and "Black Mass," as well as the lead role in the short-lived sitcom "Ben and Kate."


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