On this day: October 31

Published On: Oct 30 2012 11:59:09 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first All Hallows' Evening is celebrated, Nevada becomes a state, Harry Houdini dies, Mount Rushmore is completed, and the Vatican apologizes to Galileo, all on this day.

OTD October 31 - Hopper Phillips
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1970: Michelle Phillips, formerly of The Mamas & Papas, and actor Dennis Hopper are married in Taos, New Mexico. The two would end up divorcing eight days later.

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