On this day: October 9

Published On: Oct 08 2012 09:58:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 09 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT
John Lennon, The Beatles, 1964

The Washington Monument opens to the public, John Lennon is born, Che Guevara is executed, and President Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize, all on this day.