October 6 | Facts

October 6 | Facts

1927 “The Jazz Singer,” the first full-length talking picture, starring Al Jolson, debuted. 1949 Japanese-American broadcaster, Iva Toguri D’Aquino (Tokyo Rose), was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for treason. 1973 The Yom Kippur War began when Syria and Egypt attacked Israel. 1979 President Jimmy Carter received Pope John Paul II, the first pope to visit the White House. 1981 Egypt’s President […]

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