On this day in history, 'Saturday Night Live' debuted, October 11, 1975


Today in History For October 11th
Today in History For October 11th


On October 11th, in 1975, the 90 minute late-night comedy sketch show, 'Saturday Night Live' made its debut on NBC. The cast included comedic legends such as Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, Garrett Morris, Jane Curtin and Laraine Newman.

Other events on October 11th in History:
1884:
Eleanor Roosevelt was born in New York City.
1958: Pioneer 1, the lunar probe fell back to Earth and burned up in the atmosphere after failing to go as far as planned.
1968: Apollo 7 launched.
2002: Jimmy Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
2013: The 2-year-old son of Adrian Peterson after suffering from what was believed to be physical abuse from his mother's boyfriend.

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