On this day: November 1

POSTED: 11:34 PM Oct 31 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Nov 01 2014

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - Seabiscuit
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Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation

1938: Seabiscuit (pictured during a workout with jockey George Woolf) defeats War Admiral in an upset victory during a match race at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore deemed "the match of the century" in horse racing.

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