A Day in History: October 12th

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In 1492, Christopher Columbus reaches the new world believing it to be India…instead he found Watling Island in the Bahamas. To celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Columbus’s landing, in 1892, the original version of the Pledge of Allegiance was first recited in public schools.

In 1938, production began on “The Wizard of Oz.”

In 1988, Poison’s single “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” was released.

In 1971, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” debuted on Broadway.

Hunger Game’s Josh Hutcherson turns 23.

Brian J Smith, from Netflix’s Sense8, turns 34 today.

Pretty Little Liar’s Tyler Blackburn turns 29.

And...the amazingly hunky Hugh Jackman, turns 47 today.

History is made everyday, so get out there people and make today historical!

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