This Week in History

October 4, 1927

Construction begins on Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Keystone, South Dakota.

October 8, 1967

Marxist revolutionary and Cuban guerilla leader Ernesto Che Guevara is captured by Bolivian Special Forces.

October 10, 1985

Famed actor, writer, and director Orson Welles dies of a heart attack in Hollywood, California.

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