On this day: October 8

POSTED: 2:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 08 2014

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Chevy Chase
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1943: Actor and comedian Chevy Chase, best known for movies such as "Caddyshack," "National Lampoon's Vacation" and "Fletch," is born Cornelius Crane Chase in New York City.

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