Glancing Backward
Today is Sunday, August 17, the 229th day of 2014. There are 136 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 17, 1969, Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast as a Category 5 storm that was blamed for 256 U (read more)
Today is Wednesday, August 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On August 20, 1914, German forces occupied Brussels, Belgium, during World War I. Glancing Backward Locally: 25 years ago - 1989 (read more)
Today is Tuesday, August 19, the 231st day of 2014. There are 134 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 19, A.D. 14, Caesar Augustus, Rome's first emperor, died at age 76 after a reign lasting four decades; he was succeeded by (read more)
Today is Monday, August 18, the 230th day of 2014. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 18, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued his Proclamation of Neutrality, aimed at keeping the United State (read more)
Today is Saturday, August 16, the 228th day of 2014. There are 137 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 16, 1954, Sports Illustrated was first published by Time Inc. Glancing Backward Locally: 25 years ago - 1989 There will (read more)
Today is Friday, August 15, the 227th day of 2014. There are 138 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal officially opened as the SS Ancon crossed the just-completed waterway between the Pacific and Atl (read more)
Today is Thursday, August 14, the 226th day of 2014. There are 139 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 14, 1944, the federal government allowed the manufacture of certain domestic appliances, such as electric ranges and vacuu (read more)
Today is Wednesday, August 13, the 225th day of 2014. There are 140 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 13, 1934, the satirical comic strip "Li'l Abner," created by Al Capp, made its debut. Glancing Backward Locally: 25 yea (read more)