On this day: October 12
2010: Jockey-turned-crime-novelist Dick Francis, who wrote more than 40 international best-sellers, usually centered around horse racing in England, dies of natural causes at the age of 89 in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.
Saint Valentine dies a martyr, President Polk has his picture snapped, Al Capone sends his foes a violent Valentine's Day message, and Jackie Kennedy invites TV viewers inside the White House, all on this day.
14-year-old Auli'i Cravalho of Mililani made her first appearance since being announced as the voice of Disney's upcoming film “Moana.”
Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy its main rival SABMiller for £68 billion ($104 billion), creating a super brewery with sales of $55 billion.
The combined firm will be the world's largest beermaker by far, with nine of the world's top 20 beers b...
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