Fun facts about the month of October:
Oct 1 The Television series "The Twilight Zone" premeired (1959) .
Oct 6 Thomas Edison showed the 1st motion picture (1889).
Oct 21 Thomas Edison invented the incandescent electric lamp. (1879) .
Oct 27 President Theodore Roosevelt's birthday. (1858) The "Teddy bear" was named after him.
28 France presented the U.S. with the statute of Liberty. (1886)
More turkey facts:
The red or pink fleshy growth on the head and upper neck of the turkey is called 'caruncle'.
The typical 15-pound turkey is seventy percent white meat and thirty percent dark meat. White meat contains less calories and less fat as compared to dark meat.
Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the official bird of the United States but eventually lost out to the bald eagle.