On this day: October 9

POSTED: 10:58 PM Oct 08 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 09 2014

The Washington Monument opens to the public, John Lennon is born, Che Guevara is executed, and President Barack Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize, all on this day.

OTD October 9 - Yesterday
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Capitol Records

1965: The Beatles' "Yesterday" single goes No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it would stay for the next four weeks.

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