On this day: October 25

Published: Oct 24 2012 05:24:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 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 - Minnie Pearl
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1912: Comedian and country singer Minnie Pearl, who appeared at the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and on the television show "Hee Haw," is born under the birth name Sarah Ophelia Colley in Centerville, Tenn.

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