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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1993: South Africa's President F.W. de Klerk and African National Congress President Nelson Mandela (seen here in 1992) are named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the apartheid system in South Africa.