Today is Saturday, October 17, the 290th day of 2015. There are 75 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
1244, The Sixth Crusade ended when an Egyptian-Khwarismian force almost annihilated the Frankish army at Gaza.
1346, English forces defeated the Scots under David II during the Battle of Neville's Cross, Scotland.
1862, Battle of Leetown and Thoroughfare Gap, Va.
1864, Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks), was born.
1918, Rita Hayworth, American actress, was born.
1968, Mohamed Lotfy, an Egypt actor started his acting career in a movie called Kaboria, was born.
1972, Marshall Bruce "Eminem" Mathers III is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and songwriter. Eminem is from Detroit, Michigan. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and half of the hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil.