On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:42:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Johnny Ramone
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1948: Rock musician and songwriter Johnny Ramone, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones, is born John William Cummings in Long Island, N.Y.

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