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4 things to watch for -- Saturday, October 26

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Here's what's coming up on Saturday, October 26, 2019 on Local 4 News Today

All Morning – Wolverines vs. Fighting Irish

#19 Michigan desperately needs to beat #8 Notre Dame. The game is in prime time at the Big House. We’re live in Ann Arbor with a preview of the big matchup.

All Morning -- Weekend Construction

Construction crews will be busy fixing roads across Metro Detroit. Kim DeGiulio will help us get around the orange barrels.

  • Check traffic conditions in your neighborhood here

6:20 a.m. – Hank’s Scam and Recall of the Week

There’s an urgent recall for something that could be in your fridge right now. A warning before you put it on the dinner table.

7:20 a.m. – All 4 Pets

Why should the kids have all the fun? Why not dress up your pets this Halloween? We’re checking out some of the hottest costumes that your pet is sure to love (or at least you’ll love).

 

National Days: October 26th

History Highlights: October 26th

  • In 1850 Robert McClure sights the fabled Northwest Passage for the first time (from Banks Island towards Melville Island)
  • In 1861 Pony Express (Missouri to California) ends after 19 months
  • In 1863 International conference begins in Geneva aimed at improving medical conditions on battlefields - beginning of the Red Cross
  • In 1977 Last natural case of smallpox discovered in Merca district, Somalia. Considered the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination

Celebrity Birthdays: October 26th 

Celebrating a birthday Saturday? Submit a Sunshine Award here and we could say your name on Local 4 News Today during our 6 a.m. show.

Here's who you're sharing a birthday with --

  • Politician Hillary Clinton is 71.
  • Comedian Seth MacFarlane is 45.
  • Wrestler CM Punk is 40.
  • Country singer Keith Urban is 51.
  • Rapper Schoolboy Q is 32.
  • Game show host Pat Sajak is 72.

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