On this day: October 26

Published On: Oct 25 2012 02:17:52 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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

OTD October 26 - Keith Urban
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1967: Country singer-songwriter Keith Urban, whose No. 1 country hits include "But for the Grace of God," "Somebody Like You," "You'll Think of Me" and "Days Go By," is born in Whangarei, New Zealand.

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