LEAD STORY Yeager breaks sound barrier, 1947
AMERICAN REVOLUTION Patriots sting Loyalists at Shallow Ford, North Carolina, 1780
AUTOMOTIVE Elwood Haynes, “Grandsire of Gasoline Cars,” is born, 1857
CIVIL WAR Union repels Rebels at the Battle of Bristoe Station, 1863
COLD WAR The Cuban Missile Crisis begins, 1962
CRIME Trial begins in Amityville murders, 1975
DISASTER Coal miners die in Wales,1913
GENERAL INTEREST The Battle of Hastings,1066
HOLLYWOOD Pulp Fiction debuts, 1994
LITERARY Victor Hugo marries Adele Foucher, 1822
PRESIDENTIAL Dwight D. Eisenhower is born, 1890
SPORTS Steve Bartman catches ball, 2003
VIETNAM WAR Khrushchev ousted as premier of Soviet Union,1964
WORLD WAR I Adolf Hitler wounded in British gas attack, 1918
WORLD WAR II “The Desert Fox” commits suicide, 1944
This Day in Wisconsin History
1906 – Francena H. Rowley Peck Dies
1957 – Oskar Hagen Dies
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STANSBURY PARK, Utah, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Officials at a Utah high school decided to hold a second homecoming dance after some girls were banned from the first one for their short dresses.
Don’t try this at home — or elsewhere!
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 13 (UPI) — A woman in western Canada says she has been waiting for days for a new trash can to replace one that was stolen, and the pile of used diapers is getting higher.
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 (UPI) — A Minnesota farmer has planted pink pumpkins as a way of showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
ASCVOLI PICENO, Italy, Oct. 13 (UPI) — The headmaster of an Italian high school defended the hanging of a portrait of former dictator Benito Mussolini as historical.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 13 (UPI) — A Tampa, Fla.-area woman was being investigated for child neglect after her 2-year-old daughter was seen crawling on the roof of her house, authorities said.
NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (UPI) — The New York Aquarium announced one of two baby walruses orphaned off the northern coast of Alaska will soon make the facility its permanent home.
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