Today in History

Events on Oct 01

Robert Redford Becomes First Male Cover of Ladies Home Journal
"Ladies’ Home Journal" features Robert Redford on its cover, the first male cover to appear in the magazine.

First Time Carson Hosts the Tonight Show
Johnny Carson hosts NBC’s "Tonight Show" for the first time.

Mao Raises the First Flag of People's Republic of China
Communist Party Chairman Mao Tse-tung raises the first flag of the People's Republic of China during a ceremony in Beijing.