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WJLA, October 10, 2012

Throwback Thursday: A look back at Oct. 8-14 in history

In our weekly look back at what happened this week through the annals of history, our journey looks at World Series perfection, the debut of a TV classic and a miracle in South America.

 

Oct. 12, 1492

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, and centuries later, federal workers get the day off.

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