On This Day October 3
On This Day in history:
1863- President Lincoln declares the last Thursday of November will be recognized as Thanksgiving Day.
1954- "Father Knows Best" premiers on CBS.
1955- "The Mickey Mouse Club" premiers on TV.
1969- "Abbey Road" is released by the Beatles in the U.S. (It was released a week earlier in the UK.)
1988- A documentary about John Lennon called "Imagine" premiers in Hollywood.
1990- German reunification is formally concluded. The Berlin Wall is dismantled ending a 45 years of division between East and West Germany.
2001- Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants breaks Babe Ruth's major league single-season record for walks at 171.