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On This Day October 24

On This Day in history:

1788- The poet who wrote "Mary had a Little Lamb," Sarah Joseph Hale, is born.

1939- Nylon stockings are sold to the public for the first time.

1940- The 40 hour work week goes into effect in the U.S. under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

1978- Keith Richards pleads guilty to heroin possession and is given a one year suspended sentence.

1992- Madonna releases her album, "Erotica."

2000- Linkin Park releases their debut album, "Hybrid Theory."

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