ANDREWS MCMEEL ALMANACToday is the 289th day of 2020 and the 24th day of autumn. In 2003, China became the third nation (after the United States and Russia) to launch a manned space mission. The vessel was later raised and became the first submarine to sink an enemy vessel when it was used to attack the U.S.S. Wodehouse, \"The Adventures of Sally\"TODAY'S NUMBER: 1,933 -- length (in miles) of the United States' border with Mexico, which is less than half as long as the United States-Canada border (3,987 miles, excluding Alaska). TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (Oct. 9) and new moon (Oct. 16).