AMERICAN REVOLUTION British retreat from Middleburgh, 1780
AUTOMOTIVE “Funeral coaches” exempted from car-seat law, 2004
CIVIL WAR Confederate submarine sinks during tests, 1863
COLD WAR Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize, 1990
CRIME A murderous husband is executed, 1948
DISASTER Hurricane Hazel hits the Carolinas and Ontario,1954
GENERAL INTEREST Vichy leader executed for treason, 1945
HOLLYWOOD Drew Carey debuts as new host of The Price is Right, 2007
LITERARY P.G. Wodehouse is born,1881
PRESIDENTIAL Gerald Ford marries Elizabeth Bloomer, 1948
SPORTS Wayne Gretzky breaks NHL points record, 1989
VIETNAM WAR First draft card burned,1965
WORLD WAR I Mata Hari is executed,1917
WORLD WAR II Herman Goering dies,1946
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Poo bags feature presidential nominees FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 14 (UPI) — A Texas company has created special baggies for cleaning up dog poop that feature images of the presidential candidates.
Giraffe born at Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI, Oct. 14 (UPI) — A giraffe at the Cincinnati Zoo gave birth to a healthy, 150-pound female calf, zoo officials said.
86th edition of Christmas Book released DALLAS, Oct. 14 (UPI) — The 2012 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book was unveiled in Dallas, with fantasy gifts such as a limited-edition McLaren and a walk-on role in “Annie: The Musical.”