On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 04:42:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

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2005: A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, leaving more than 100,000 dead and another 138,000 injured, making it the 18th deadliest earthquake of all time.


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