Today is Wednesday, October 3rd. There are 82 days until Christmas.

On this date in 1913, the Federal Income Tax became law.

In 1990, East and West Germany reunified 45 years after World War II.

In 1992, Irish singer Sinead O'Connor shocked the "Saturday Night Live" audience and the world when she tore up a picture of Pope John Paul the Second onstage.

In 2011, ESPN pulled the theme song for the opening of its "Monday Night Football" broadcast after Hank Williams, Jr. made inflammatory remarks about President Obama.

Today is Angel Food Cake Day, Emergency Nurses’ Day, Handbag Day, Stop Bullying Day, and Cake Decorating Day.

Happy Birthday to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and guitarist for Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham is 69.

Gwen Stefani, of No Doubt, is 49. 

Singer Kevin Richardson, a founding member of the Backstreet Boys is 47.

Singer Danny O'Donoghue, frontman for The Script is 39.

Singer and actress Ashlee Simpson, from ‘Melrose Place’ and ‘7th Heaven’ is 34.