Glancing Backward
Today is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2014. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. A reminder: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. Clocks go back one hour. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 1, 1954, Alg (read more)
Today is Friday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2014. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state as President Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation. (In order to achiev (read more)
Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2014. There are 62 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 30, 1974, Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round bout in Kinshasa, Zaire (zah-EER'), known a (read more)
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 29, the 302nd day of 2014. There are 63 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 1964, thieves made off with the Star of India and other gems from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (The (read more)
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 28, the 301st day of 2014. There are 64 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 28, 1914, Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and Sophie, Duchess o (read more)
Today is Sunday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2014. There are 66 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 26, 1944, the World War II Battle of Leyte Gulf ended in a major Allied victory over Japanese forces, whose naval (read more)
Today is Monday, Oct. 27, the 300th day of 2014. There are 65 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 27, 1914, author-poet Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales. Glancing Backward Locally: 25 years ago - 1989 Children of the (read more)
Today is Saturday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2014. There are 67 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1954, a meeting of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Cabinet was broadcast live on radio and television; during the session, (read more)