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Today in History

Sep. 22, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2021. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 3:20 p.m. EDT. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 2014, the United States and five Arab...

Georgia WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor

Sep. 19, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

THOMSON, Ga. (AP) — A 98-year-old World War II veteran who took part in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge and witnessed the German surrender during the war has been honored by France. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that...

Today in History

Sep. 09, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2021. There are 113 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 9, 1850, California became the 31st state of the union. On...

Today in History

Sep. 08, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2021. There are 114 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 8, 1565, a Spanish expedition established the first permanent European...

Today in History

Aug. 24, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2021. There are 129 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 24, 1814, during the War of 1812, British forces invaded Washington, D.C., setting...

Today in History

Aug. 21, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2021. There are 132 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 21, 1991, the hard-line coup against Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev...

Macomb student discovers historic treasure at estate sale

Aug. 15, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — When Tommy Dilger of Macomb Township purchased some old cameras and a box of slides at an estate sale he was not surprised to learn that there was still film in the cameras. “Every time I buy a camera with film in it I develop it,”...

Today in History

Jul. 30, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 30, the 211th day of 2021. There are 154 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a measure creating Medicare, which began...

Today in History

Jul. 29, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 29, the 210th day of 2021. There are 155 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 29, 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space...

Local rise in COVID cases closes Ike's presidential sites

Jul. 16, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The federal government will shut down Dwight Eisenhower's presidential library and museum again Monday as the faster-spreading delta variant fuels a growing number of new COVID-19 cases in Kansas. The decision to close sites in Abilene honoring the...