LEAD STORY First televised Major League baseball game,1939
AMERICAN REVOLUTION Washington urges Hessians to desert, 1776
AUTOMOTIVE Mini makes its debut,1959
CIVIL WAR Second Bull Run campaign begins, 1862
COLD WAR Russia tests an intercontinental ballistic missile, 1957
CRIME “Preppy Murder” stuns New York, 1986
DISASTER NYC and Philly sizzle in heat wave, 1948
GENERAL INTEREST Battle of Crecy, 1346
19th Amendment adopted, 1920
MUSIC Grease movie soundtrack earns its second #1 hit, 1978
OLD WEST Lewis and Clark promote Patrick Gass to sergeant,1804
PRESIDENTIAL George Washington writes to Henry Lee, 1794
SPORTS Lights, cameras, baseball, 1939
VIETNAM WAR Johnson receives Democratic nomination for president, 1964
WORLD WAR I Battle of Tannenberg begins, 1914
WORLD WAR II DeGaulle enters a free Paris, 1944
This Day in Wisconsin History
1874 – Zona Gale Born
1916 – Michael J. Cantwell Dies
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Maine woman gives birth to grandson PRESQUE ISLE, Maine, Aug. 25 (UPI) — A Maine woman recently gave birth to her grandson, serving as a surrogate womb for her daughter’s baby.
Mountain lion barred from Reno casino RENO, Nev., Aug. 25 (UPI) — A mountain lion attempted to enter a casino in Reno, Nev., but was foiled by the revolving door, witnesses said.
Flight attendant retires after 63 years BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 25 (UPI) — A Hawaiian man who went to work for United Airlines as a flight attendant when Harry Truman was president is hanging up his wings.
911 caller allegedly wanted woman for sex TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 25 (UPI) — A Florida man has been charged with abusing the 911 system by making repeated calls requesting a female deputy to come to his home for sex.
Provincetown ferry runs aground in Boston BOSTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) — The crew of a Provincetown-bound ferry got into a typical maritime jam Saturday in Boston Harbor — they ran their ship aground.
Flamingo on the loose in Japan ASAHIKAWA, Japan, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Officials at the Asahiyama Zoo in Japan are attempting to track down a flamingo that escaped the facility a month ago before it flies south for the winter.
Man awakes from dream to find bear TWO HARBORS, Minn., Aug. 25 (UPI) — A Minneapolis man says he awoke from a nap in a park in northern Minnesota face-to-face with a bear.
Man’s hole-in-one insurance called bogus SEATTLE, Aug. 25 (UPI) — The Washington state insurance commissioner filed charges against a businessman who allegedly reneged on hole-in-one insurance he provided for golf tournaments.