On this day: October 19

Published On: Oct 17 2012 02:05:27 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 19 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

The first disco opens, the United States slaps an embargo on Cuba, Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at an Atlanta sit-in, and Saddam Hussein goes on trial, all on this day.

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1944: Reggae singer Peter Tosh, who was a core member of the band The Wailers and had a successful solo career afterward, is born in Grange Hill, Jamaica. He was murdered at his home during a robbery on Sept. 11, 1987.


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