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The's Daybreak: Oct. 25, 2009

Posted: October 24, 2009 7:46 p.m.
Updated: October 25, 2009 4:55 a.m.

Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

Today is Sunday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2009. There are 67 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Oct. 25, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown went on trial in Charles Town, Va., for his failed raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry. (Brown was convicted of treason against Virginia, murder and conspiracy, and was hanged.)

Ten years ago: Golfer Payne Stewart and five others were killed when their Learjet flew uncontrolled for four hours before crashing in South Dakota; Stewart was 42.

Former baseball player Bobby Thomson is 86. Former American League president Dr. Bobby Brown is 85. Actress Jeanne Cooper is 81. Actress Marion Ross is 81. Country singer Jeanne Black is 72. Basketball Hall of Fame coach Bob Knight is 69. Author Anne Tyler is 68. Rock singer Jon Anderson (Yes) is 65. Political strategist James Carville is 65. Singer Taffy Danoff (Starland Vocal Band) is 65. Rock musician Glenn Tipton (Judas Priest) is 62. Actor Brian Kerwin is 60. Actor Mark L. Taylor is 59. Movie director Julian Schnabel is 58. Rock musician Matthias Jabs is 53. Actress Nancy Cartwright (“The Simpsons”) is 52. Country singer Mark Miller (Sawyer Brown) is 51.

California Lotto
Mega Millions

27-45-48-54-56 Mega: 2
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 23
Jackpot: $28 million

1-10-11-26-32 Mega: 10
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 24
Jackpot: $10 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 24

Daily 4
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 24

Daily 3
Midday: 7-9-0
Evening: 6-3-1
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 24

Daily Derby
1st: 05 California Classic
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:49:45
Draw date: Saturday, Oct. 24


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