Did you know that on this day, October 25, in 1616, Dutch sea captain Dirk Hartog made the second recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil? He made landfall at Dirk Hartog Island, off of the Western Australian coast. Pretty ironic place for him to land huh?
Also, today is World Pasta Day. So if you're on the Atkins Diet, take a break and have a carb. The World Pasta Congress demands it.