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Born on this Day in History: October 12, 1968 - Born in Australia, Hugh Jackman is the youngest of five children. He began his acting career on stage and appeared in several Melbourne musicals. He has since won international recognition for his roles as superheroes, most notably Wolverine in X-Men. He has also held roles in Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing, The Prestige, and Australia. He was named People magazine's" Sexiest Man Alive" in 2008.
On this Day in History: October 12, 1492 - After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island, believing he has reached East Asia. His expedition went ashore the same day and claimed the land for Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain, who sponsored his attempt to find a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled gold and spice islands of Asia.