On this day: October 15

POSTED: 12:59 AM Oct 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 15 2013

Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.

OTD October 15 - Black Panthers
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1966: The Black Panther Party is created by Bobby Seale (left) and Huey P. Newton (right) in Oakland, Calif. The organization initially set forth a doctrine calling primarily for the protection of black neighborhoods from police brutality.


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