Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.
1945: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Jim Palmer, who won three World Series titles in his 19-year career with the Baltimore Orioles, is born in New York City. Palmer, who also won three Cy Young Awards during his career, was the winningest pitcher in the majors during the 1970s with 186 wins.
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