Glancing Backward, June 9, 2013
Today is Sunday, June 9, the 160th day of 2013. There are 205 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On June 9, 1973, Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes, becoming horse racing's first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
Glancing Backward Locally:
25 years ago - 1988
The Daily Review welcomes Village Dairy Store, located in Columbia Cross Roads, as a new dealer. Copies of The Review will be available here daily Monday through Saturday.
Chris Dolan and Gloria Ciavardini are practicing commands on their dogs in preparation for the Sayre Susquehanna Valley Kennel Club's "Fun Match and Rare Breed Show" to be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 12 at the Blue Swan Airport in Sayre.
The Ulster and Milan United Methodist Church will receive a new pastor as of July 1 this summer, the Rev. Jonathan L. Bausman. Joining him will be his wife, Cathy.
75 years ago - 1938
The Review this morning extends birthday greetings to Norma Joyce Rowe, daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Benjamin of Towanda. Norma is 6 today.
Page 1 headline: "Unrelenting Jap bombardment of Canton continues - Huge fires raging, crippling the city's utilities; defenses poor." (Note: The Canton referred to in the story was Canton in China, not Canton, Pa.)
There will be a very special meeting of the Athens Local Dairymen's League at E. Athens community hall Thursday evening, June 9. It is especially for members to express their opinions on the Federal-State milk marketing plan. It is of the utmost importance to all members to be present. On this important measure depends the future price of milk. Be sure to be present.
Elsewhere on this date:
One year ago: Spain became the fourth and largest country to ask Europe to rescue its failing banks (however, the bailout was averted). Commerce Secretary John Bryson got into multiple car accidents while driving in the Los Angeles area after suffering a seizure (he ended up resigning his post). Three people, including two former Auburn University football players, were shot to death at a pool party near the campus; suspect Desmonte Leonard faces capital murder charges. Maria Sharapova won the French Open, defeating Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 in the final to complete the career Grand Slam. Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish to win the Belmont Stakes.
Today's Birthdays: Actress Mona Freeman is 87. Comedian Jackie Mason is 85. Media analyst Marvin Kalb is 83. Actor Joe Santos is 82. Sports commentator Dick Vitale is 74. Author Letty Cottin Pogrebin is 74. Retired MLB All-Star Dave Parker is 62. Mystery author Patricia Cornwell is 57. Actor Michael J. Fox is 52. Writer-producer Aaron Sorkin is 52. Actor Johnny Depp is 50. Actress Gloria Reuben is 49. Rock musician Dean Felber (Hootie & the Blowfish) is 46. Rock musician Dean Dinning is 46. Musician Ed Simons is 43. Country musician Shade Deggs (Cole Deggs and the Lonesome) is 39. Bluegrass singer-musician Jamie Dailey (Dailey & Vincent) is 38. Actress Michaela Conlin is 35. Actress Natalie Portman is 32. Actress Mae Whitman is 25.