Glancing Backward
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)
Today is Friday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2014. There are 68 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 24, 1939, Benny Goodman and His Orchestra recorded their signature theme, "Let's Dance," for Columbia Records in New York. DuPont (read more)
Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2014. There are 69 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 23, 1944, the World War II Battle of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory against Japanese forces. (read more)
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2014. There are 70 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 22, 1934, bank robber Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was shot to death by federal agents and local police at a farm near East Live (read more)
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1944, during World War II, U.S. troops captured the German city of Aachen (AH'-kuhn). Glancing Backward Locally: 25 years (read more)
Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 20, 1944, during World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur stepped ashore at Leyte (LAY'-tee) in the Philippines, 2 1 (read more)
Today is Sunday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2014. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1814, the first documented public performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" took place at the Holliday Street Theater in Balt (read more)
Today is Saturday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2014. There are 74 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1767, the Mason-Dixon line, the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland, was set as astronomer Charles Mason and surveyo (read more)