On this day: October 10

Published On: Oct 09 2012 05:58:37 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.

OTD October 10 - Chesterton air bombing
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Chicago Magazine

1933: A United Airlines Boeing 247 crashes near Chesterton, Indiana, after an explosive device detonates on board in the first proven case of sabotage in the history of commercial aviation. The transcontinental flight, carrying three crew members and four passengers, had originated in Newark, New Jersey, with its final destination in Oakland, California. Despite the efforts of the investigators, no suspect has ever been identified or charged in this incident, and it remains unsolved.

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