Posted: Oct 31, 2017 06:48 PM MST
Updated: Oct 31, 2017 08:48 PM MST
Spencer Tracy wins the first back-to-back Best Actor Oscars, U.S. Marines plant the American flag at Iwo Jima, and Santana cleans up at the Grammys, all on this day.
Everybody comes from somewhere, and that includes celebrities. Some even wandered the same high school hallways together back in their hometowns. Take a look at some stars who were high school classmates.
These athletes amazed and inspired us with some of the most courageous and unbelievable comebacks in Olympic history.
The pilgrims get their first taste of popcorn, George Washington is born, Elvis hits the charts for the first time, and Team USA pulls off a "Miracle on Ice," all on this day.