Oct. 5, 2021

This Day in Halloween: "American Horror Story" premieres on FX in 2011. / Illustration by Allison Jimenez

American Horror Story premieres on FX in 2011.  The anthology show has included actors Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange, James Cromwell, Angela Bassett, Lady Gaga, and featured Evan Peters in every episode and Sarah Paulson in much of the series. Storylines included haunted houses, insane asylums, a witches coven, and a circus freak show.