On October 3, 1849, Poe was found delirious and in distress on the streets of Baltimore. He died 4 days later on October 7. Adding to the mystery of Poe's death, a visitor affectionately known as the "Poe Toaster" paid homage to Poe's grave annually beginning in 1949 with 3 red roses and a bottle of cognac. As the tradition carried on for more than 60 years, it is likely that the Poe Toaster was actually several individuals.
LISA MARIE PRESLEY AND MICHAEL LOCKWOOD: Elvis Presley’s only daughter gave birth to twins on October 7, 2008. Lisa and her hubby welcomed Finley and Harper whose grandfather was also a twin. Elvis’ twin brother Jesse was stillborn.
"There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other fellow to make the make the first move - and he, in turn, waits for you." -- Marian Anderson (1897-1993), opera singer
The Finder family of East Germany prepares to jump into a net held by firemen across the border in West Berlin. The apartments were in East Berlin while their windows opened into West Berlin (October 7, 1961). All three successfully jumped and escaped.