On this day: October 15

POSTED: 10:59 PM MDT Oct 11, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Oct 15, 2013 

Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.

OTD October 15 - From Hell Letter
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1888: The "From Hell" letter is sent by a person claiming to be the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper. The letter and a box containing half a human kidney are received the following day by George Lusk, then head of the Whitechapel Vigilance Committee, a group of local volunteers who patrolled the streets of London's Whitechapel District during the murders.

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