On this day: October 5

POSTED: 4:27 PM Oct 04 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 05 2012

James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

OTD October 5 - Trans-Pacific flight
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Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center

1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean, touching down their plane, named the Miss Veedol, without landing gear at Fancher Field in East Wenatchee, Washington, about 41 hours after leaving Japan.

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