On this day: October 26

Published On: Oct 25 2012 02:17:52 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 26 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Erie Canal opens, the Pony Express closes, Wyatt Earp shoots it out in Tombstone, "Baby Fae" gets a baboon heart, and the Patriot Act is signed into law, all on this day.

OTD October 26 - Under Pressure
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1981: The song "Under Pressure" by Queen and David Bowie is released. The song, which would be featured on Queen's 1982 album "Hot Space," reached No. 1 on the UK Singles Chart.

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