On this day: October 24

Published On: Oct 23 2012 05:22:04 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 24 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

OTD October 24 - Linkin Park
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Warner Bros. Records

2000: Hard rock band Linkin Park releases their debut album "Hybrid Theory." The album, which includes the singles "One Step Closer," "Papercut," "Crawling" and "In the End," proved to be a commercial success, selling more than 24 million copies worldwide and peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.

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