Glancing Backward
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)
Today is Thursday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2014. There are 76 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a group of 21 men in a raid on Harpers Ferry in western Virginia. (Ten of Brown's (read more)
Today is Sunday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2014. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1964, the Soviet Union launched a Voskhod space capsule with a three-man crew on the first mission involvin (read more)
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2014. There are 77 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1914, the Clayton Antitrust Act, which expanded on the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, was signed into law by President Woo (read more)
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2014. There are 78 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushc (read more)