This week in history

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 10, 2014.— submitted photo

Oct. 8, 1945: Microwave oven patented.

Oct. 9, 1888: Washington Monument opens for public admittance.

Oct. 10, 1971: First baseball game played at Philadelphia’s Veterans Stadium. Phillies win 4-1.

Oct. 10, 2014: Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Oct. 11, 1929: J.C. Penney opens store No. 1252 in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 U.S. states.

Oct. 11, 1984: First spacewalk by a U.S. woman is made by Dr. Kathryn D.Sullivan.

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