This was 281st day of the year and 84 days remained in the year.
October 8 in History
Bruno Hauptmannn was indicted for the murder of Charles Lindbergh's baby.
President Harry Truman announced the U.S. would share the secret of the atomic bomb only with Great Britain and Canada.
Martha Stewart began her prison sentence at Alderson Federal Prison Camp.
A 7.6 magnitude earthquake centered in the Pakistani-controlled part of the Kashmir region killed more than 80,000 and injured 65,000.
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