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On this day: October 25

Published On: Oct 24 2012 04:24:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.

OTD October 25 - Benjamin O Davis
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1940: Benjamin O. Davis Sr. is named the first black general in the United States Army.

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