'The Donald' is currently 70-years old. Of course his birthday is 'flag day', June 14.
From his birthday until today, is 117-days.
Today, October 9, the date of the second debate, is the right day to have such an event in an 'election' year. October 9 leaves 83-days left in the year.
Today leaves 30-days until the election, of a span of 31-days. That day is November 8.
George Washington died December 14, 1799.
12/14/1799 = 12+14+17+99 = 142 (Forty-Two = 142) (Washington, the 42nd State)