On this day: October 8

POSTED: 4:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 08 2015

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Martha Stewart
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2004: Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart reports to Federal Prison Camp, Alderson in West Virginia to begin serving a sentence for lying about a stock sale. She would serve nearly five months at the prison before being released to home confinement on March 4, 2005.


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