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Berdych, Isner had memorable W-S match seven years ago
It's been seven years since Tomas Berdych played a competitive tennis match at the Winston-Salem Open.
Aug 17, 2019 21:40 UTC Read More

My cousin slept with my husband ten years ago and now she wants to be friends
DEAR DEIDRE: I AM enraged by the way my cousin has behaved. She almost ruined my marriage but still keeps me hanging somehow. We are both women…
Aug 17, 2019 18:19 UTC Read More

100 years ago: Bear may trespass with impunity in closed season
This is not a story about the preacher who went a huntin'; the preacher doesn't figure at all in this story, except that he was camping at Wildwood and a big brown…
Aug 17, 2019 13:30 UTC Read More

100 years ago in Spokane: Down Columbia River ferry snarls traffic, strands drivers for days
The ferry at Vantage over the Columbia River remained out of *service*, vastly complicating cross-state auto travel, The Spokesman-Review reported.
Aug 17, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More

What happened in Sussex on this day ten years ago
ON THIS day ten years ago The Argus went to meet a group of people aiming to clean up the South Downs National Park. We went googly-eyed with Sussex…
Aug 17, 2019 04:14 UTC Read More

Elvis died 42 years ago
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – It's been 42 years since the day Elvis Presley died. The KLAS-TV sister station Movies! has been showing Elvis movies today to mark the…
Aug 17, 2019 02:45 UTC Read More

August 10, 500 years ago: Pigafetta and an unresolved issue
As the country prepares for the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the first Europeans and the introduction of Christianity, the better way to participate and…
Aug 17, 2019 02:33 UTC Read More

Finish what we started 50 years ago: Save our precious small blue planet Opinion
Fifty years after the momentous first moonwalk, our focus has been on the lack of significant progress in space exploration. Yet, one of the most profound impacts…
Aug 16, 2019 21:21 UTC Read More

Déjà vu: Tyson fire reflects ConAgra closing 19 years ago
HOLCOMB — On Christmas Day in 2000, Jack Beery heard the news that a meat processing plant in the area was engulfed in flames.The Finney County…
Aug 16, 2019 20:30 UTC Read More

‘Nothing has changed:’ Tina Fontaine’s body pulled from river five years ago
The 15-year-old girl's body was retrieved from the river in Winnipeg on Aug. 17, 2014.
Aug 16, 2019 20:01 UTC Read More

Forty years ago in East Lansing: MSU student's disappearance causes moral panic over 'Dungeons & Dragons'
While the story of a prodigal student's disappearance and eventual suicide is tragic in its own right, Egbert is best remembered for having his story hijacked in…
Aug 16, 2019 17:47 UTC Read More

Ethelda Bleibtrey's Pioneering World Record 100 Years Ago This Day Swimming World News
Ethelda Bleibtrey World Record: American Pioneer, 100-Year Anniversary. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first women's world record over 440 yards…
Aug 16, 2019 17:29 UTC Read More

Tennessee Uses Electric Chair to Execute Double Murderer Convicted 33 Years Ago
A double murderer who chose to die by electrocution was executed Thursday night, the Tennessee Department of Correction said. Stephen West was convicted…
Aug 16, 2019 16:32 UTC Read More

41 Years Ago Today, Bill & Scott Rasmussen ('54 & '86) Had an Idea That Became ESPN
"On August 16, 1978, Bill Rasmussen was stuck in traffic on a sweltering I-84 in Waterbury, Conn, and stuck for an idea on how to fully utilize the satellite…
Aug 16, 2019 16:14 UTC Read More

If You Had Bought McKay Securities (LON:MCKS) Shares Three Years Ago You'd Have Made 17%
McKay Securities Plc (LON:MCKS) shareholders might be concerned after seeing the share price drop 10% in the last quarter. But we wouldn't complain about…
Aug 16, 2019 13:08 UTC Read More

Chilling rape case from 36 years ago solved, Coral Springs cops say
He raped a woman inside her Coral Springs home 36 years ago while her husband was away. Now Coral Springs cops have hunted him down.
Aug 16, 2019 13:07 UTC Read More

'Mad Men' Introduced Sartorial Legend Lane Pryce 10 Years Ago Today
Mad Men introduced Lane Pryce 10 years ago and the show was forever changed. Played by Jared Harris, the fussy financial officer became one of the gang…
Aug 16, 2019 12:29 UTC Read More

Erupting one hundred years ago today, TFN looks back at the story of The First Silesian Uprising
On the night of August 16th, 1919, the First Silesian Uprising broke out. Though it lasted just eight days and ended in a resounding military defeat, it united…
Aug 16, 2019 12:22 UTC Read More

Reported 280 Years Ago (August 14 1739): Early morning theft from shop in Belfast
From the Belfast News Letter of August 3 1739 (August 14 in the modern calendar):
Aug 16, 2019 11:18 UTC Read More

Brits spend 10% less on wedding gifts than just five years ago
Brits are willing to spend 10% less on a wedding gift than they were five years ago, research shows. Wedding guests in the UK are prepared to spend £44.97 on…
Aug 16, 2019 09:39 UTC Read More

The Orioles’ Jim Palmer pitched a no-hitter 50 years ago, and he wasn’t about to let Reggie Jackson ruin it
Fifty years ago this week, Jim Palmer pitched the fourth no-hitter in Orioles history. No single O's pitcher has matched the feat since.
Aug 16, 2019 09:03 UTC Read More

Assam Woman Charged for Facebook Post on Beef Deleted Two Years Ago
New Delhi: The Assam police has registered a case against a research scholar for a two-year-old Facebook post on beef – which she had deleted soon after…
Aug 16, 2019 09:03 UTC Read More

25 years ago in the SUN
Some snippets of news that happened 25 years ago.
Aug 16, 2019 05:59 UTC Read More


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