On this day: October 25

Published On: Oct 24 2012 05:24:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.

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2003: The Cedar Fire, the second-largest fire in California history, starts south of Ramona, California, in central San Diego County. The fire would kill 15 people, consume 250,000 acres and destroy 2,200 homes around San Diego before being contained on Nov. 3, 2003. The Cedar Fire was one of 15 wildfires throughout Southern California in October 2003, which became known as the "Fire Siege of 2003."


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