On this day: October 25

Published: 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.

OTD October 25 - Marcia Wallace
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photo by Alan Light

2013: Actress, voice artist and comedian Marcia Wallace dies of pneumonia and sepsis at the age of 70 in Los Angeles. Wallace is best known for her roles as receptionist Carol Kester on the 1970s sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show," and as the voice of elementary school teacher Edna Krabappel on "The Simpsons," which earned her an Emmy Award in 1992.

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