Glancing Backward
Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 1940, the first televised college basketball games were broadcast by New York City station W2XBS as Pittsburgh defeated For (read more)
Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1933, Germany's parliament building, the Reichstag (RYKS'-tahg), was gutted by fire. Chancellor Adolf Hitler, blaming the Com (read more)
Today is Thursday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2015. There are 308 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from exile on the Island of Elba and headed back to France in a bid to regain power. Glan (read more)
Today is Wednesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2015. There are 309 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 25, 1940, a National Hockey League game was televised for the first time by New York City station W2XBS as the New York Ranger (read more)
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 24, 1975, the Congressional Budget Office, charged with providing independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues, began o (read more)
Today is Sunday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2015. There are 312 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 22, 1732 (New Style date), the first president of the United States, George Washington, was born in Westmoreland County in the Vi (read more)
Today is Saturday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2015. There are 313 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, 1965, black Muslim leader and civil rights activist Malcolm X, 39, was shot to death inside Harlem's Audub (read more)
Today is Friday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2015. There are 314 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 20, 1905, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Jacobson v. Massachusetts, upheld, 7-2, compulsory vaccination laws intended to protect the (read more)