On this day: October 9

POSTED: 07:58 PM PDT Oct 08, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 08, 2013 
OTD October 9 - John Lennon

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.