On this day: October 15

Published On: Oct 12 2012 12:59:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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1924: Lee Iacocca, an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, and for his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s, is born in Allentown, Pa.