I loved the rescue movie - Jessica McClure, 18 months, fell into 8 inch well pipe Oct. 1887. After 58 hours she was finally rescued. It was 1987 - that kind of gear didn't exist in 1887. I watched this and prayed they would get her out. I am old, but not that old.
Oct 16 - ON THIS DAY in 1987, in an event that had viewers around the world glued to their TVs, 18-month-old Jessica McClure was rescued after being trapped for 58 hours in an abandoned water well in Midland, Texas.