Glancing Backward
Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 23, 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field, then called Weeghman Park, hosted its first major league game as the Chicago Federals de (read more)
Today is Tuesday, April 22, the 112th day of 2014. There are 253 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 22, 1864, Congress authorized the use of the phrase "In God We Trust" on U.S. coins. Glancing Backward Locally: 25 years ag (read more)
Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 21, 1789, John Adams was sworn in as the first vice president of the United States. Glancing Backward (read more)
Today is Easter Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 20, 1914, the Ludlow Massacre took place when the Colorado National Guard opened fire on a tent colony of striking mine (read more)
Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 19, 1989, 47 sailors were killed when a gun turret exploded aboard the USS Iowa in the Caribbean. (The Navy initially suspec (read more)
Today is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 18, 1934, the first laundromat (called a "Washateria") was opened by John F. Cantrell in Fort Worth, Texas; four electric (read more)
Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 17, 1964, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to complete a solo airplane trip around the world, returning to Co (read more)
Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 16, 1964, The Rolling Stones' first album, eponymously titled "The Rolling Stones," was released in the United Kingdom by D (read more)