On This Day October 9
On This Day in history:
1855- Isaac Singer patented the sewing machine motor.
1919- The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series! The win is bitter sweet though, it is later revealed 8 Red Sox threw the game and it becomes known as the "Black Sox Scandal."
1946- The first electric blanket goes on sale in Petersburg, VA.
1980- John Lennon releases the record, "Starting Over."
1985- Yoko Ono dedicates a garden memorial to John Lennon in New York City's Central Park called, "Strawberry Fields."
1986- "Phantom of the Opera" the musical opens in London.