On this day: October 23

Published On: Oct 22 2012 02:20:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 23 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT
1983 Beirut Marine barracks bombing

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.