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  • Today in History-October 19, 2010

    October 19, 2010 10:56 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2010. There are 73 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1960, the United States began a limited embargo against Cuba as President Dwight D. Eisenhower banned exports to the communist-ruled nation covering all... more »
  • Today in History-October 12, 2010

    October 12, 2010 11:54 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2010. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1492 (according to the Old Style calendar), Christopher Columbus arrived with his expedition in the present-day Bahamas. On this date: In... more »
  • Today in History-October 11, 2010

    October 11, 2010 10:57 AM

    Today is Thursday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2010. There are 71 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 21, 1805, a British fleet commanded by Adm. Horatio Nelson defeated a French-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar; Nelson, however, was killed. On... more »
  • Today in History-October 7, 2010

    October 7, 2010 10:58 AM

    Today is Thursday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2010. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1910, a major wildfire devastated the northern Minnesota towns of Spooner and Baudette, charring at least 300,000 acres. Some 40 people are believed... more »
  • Today in History-October 6, 2010

    October 6, 2010 10:56 AM

    Today is Wednesday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2010. There are 86 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of "The Jazz Singer," starring Al Jolson. On this date: In... more »
  • Today in History-October 5, 2010

    October 5, 2010 11:02 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2010. There are 87 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1910, Portugal was proclaimed a republic following the abdication of King Manuel II in the face of a coup d'etat. On this... more »
  • Today in History-October 1, 2010

    October 1, 2010 11:01 AM

    Today is Friday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2010. There are 91 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: In the early hours of Oct. 1, 1910, the offices of the Los Angeles Times were destroyed when a bomb exploded, igniting a natural gas fire;... more »
  • Today in History-September 30, 2010

    September 30, 2010 11:00 AM

    Today is Thursday, Sept. 30, the 273rd day of 2010. There are 92 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 30, 1938, after co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain praised the accord on his return... more »
  • Today in History-September 28, 2010

    September 28, 2010 10:52 AM

    Today is Tuesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2010. There are 94 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1920, eight members of the Chicago White Sox were indicted for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in what... more »
  • Today in History-September 27, 2010

    September 27, 2010 11:10 AM

    Today is Monday, Sept. 27, the 270th day of 2010. There are 95 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 27, 1939, Warsaw, Poland, surrendered after weeks of resistance to invading forces from Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II. ... more »
  • Today in History-September 24, 2010

    September 24, 2010 4:10 PM

    Today is Friday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2010. There are 98 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 24, 1789, Congress passed a Judiciary Act which provided for an Attorney General and a Supreme Court. On this date: In 1869,... more »
  • Today in History-September 22, 2010

    September 22, 2010 11:08 AM

    Today is Wednesday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2010. There are 100 days left in the year. Autumn arrives at 11:09 p.m. EDT. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 22, 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Capt. Nathan Hale, 21, was hanged as a spy by the British... more »
  • Today in History-September 21, 2010

    September 21, 2010 3:44 PM

    Today is Tuesday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2010. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21, 1893, one of America's first horseless carriages was taken for a short test drive in Springfield, Mass. by Frank Duryea, who had designed... more »
  • Today in History-September 20, 2010

    September 20, 2010 10:55 AM

    Today is Monday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2010. There are 102 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 20, 1519, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set out from Spain on five ships on a voyage to find a western passage... more »

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