On this day: October 5

Posted: 6:27 PM EDT Oct 04, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Oct 05, 2015

James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

OTD October 5 - WWI
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1914: French Sgt. Joseph Frantz and Cpl. Louis Quenault score the first air-to-air kill (not involving ramming) of World War I, shooting down a German Aviatik two-seater with machine gun fire from their Voisin III over northeast France. This is believed to be the first air-to-air kill in any war. Pictured is a different Voisin III captured during the war by German forces.


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