TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 29, 1982
Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with deadly cyanide claimed the first of seven victims in the Chicago area. (To date, the case remains unsolved.)
ON THIS DATE
Canada joined the space age as it launched the Alouette 1 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Israeli riot police stormed a major Jerusalem shrine and opened fire on stonethrowing Muslim worshippers, killing four Palestinians and wounding 175.