On this day: October 1

POSTED: 8:26 PM Sep 30 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 01 2013

Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

OTD October 1 - The Lucy Show
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CBS Television

1962: The sitcom "The Lucy Show" premieres. The show, which was Lucille Ball's follow-up to "I Love Lucy," would win Ball consecutive Emmys during the series' final two seasons in 1966-67 and 1967-68.

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