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Today in History: October 6

Slide 1 of 8: FRANCE - CIRCA 1895:  Paris (XVIIIth district). The Moulin Rouge (Red Windmill), by E. Lagrange.  (Photo by LL/Roger Viollet/Getty Images)

1889: Moulin Rouge opens in Paris

Co-founded by Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller, the Moulin Rouge cabaret opens for business. Moulin Rouge is often credited as the spiritual birthplace of the Can-Can dance.

© LL/Roger Viollet/Getty Images
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