100 years ago in Spokane: Pontoon bridge floated as ferry replacement; possible shoe 'profiteering' probed
A solution to the closing of the Vantage ferry was floated by local officials: build a pontoon bridge, Army style.
Aug 22, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More
Disneyland honors free ticket won by woman over 30 years ago
LOS ANGELES – A California woman recently used a free Disneyland ticket she won 34 years ago, according to the Los Angeles Times. Tamia Richardson was…
Aug 21, 2019 17:26 UTC Read More
Texas man who raped and murdered college student 20 years ago set to be executed today
Larry Swearingen, a death row inmate in Texas, is scheduled to be executed on Wednesday evening, August 21, for the abduction, rape, and murder of a…
Aug 21, 2019 16:47 UTC Read More
Trudy Appleby went missing 23 years ago
After 23 years since Trudy Appleby's first disappearance, her friends and family are not giving up hope for the closure they're looking for. Meanwhile, the Moline…
Aug 21, 2019 16:12 UTC Read More
Those Who Purchased Torchlight Energy Resources (NASDAQ:TRCH) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 63% Loss To Show For It
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRCH) shareholders should be happy to see the share price up 25% in the last quarter. But that is little comfort to…
Aug 21, 2019 16:11 UTC Read More
'The Brady Bunch' visited Kings Island 46 years ago this week
It was 46 years ago this week when America's most wholesome family visited Kings Island.
Aug 21, 2019 15:15 UTC Read More
More than Twice as Many Employers than 10 Years Ago are Planning to Increase Investments in Employee Health and Wellness, Optum Study Shows
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--. 10th Wellness in the Workplace survey of 544 U.S. employers shows well-being programs seen as more vital to…
Aug 21, 2019 13:29 UTC Read More
100 years ago in Spokane: Local air industry debuts with $10 flights; electric power sent to coast
Spokane's passenger air industry debuted when Lt. Fred Kelso began carrying passengers for $10 a flight, the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Aug 21, 2019 11:59 UTC Read More
Hurricane Bob hit 28 years ago this week; New England overdue for the next one
PORTLAND, Maine — The Tropical Atlantic has been very quiet so far this year, but the year 1991 was similar. Hurricane Bob, the second storm of the season,…
Aug 21, 2019 11:27 UTC Read More
If You Had Bought Phoenitron Holdings (HKG:8066) Stock Five Years Ago, You’d Be Sitting On A 89% Loss, Today
Phoenitron Holdings Limited (HKG:8066) shareholders should be happy to see the share price up 23% in the last quarter. But spare a thought for the long term…
Aug 21, 2019 06:43 UTC Read More
50 years ago, Jimi Hendrix's Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes, fears of a nation News, Sports, Jobs
By MARK CLAGUE One of the most powerful, searing renditions of the national anthem ever recorded, Jimi Hendrix's iconic Woodstock anthem, almost never…
Aug 21, 2019 06:33 UTC Read More
If You Had Bought Agfa-Gevaert (EBR:AGFB) Stock Five Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 50% Gain Today
It hasn't been the best quarter for Agfa-Gevaert NV (EBR:AGFB) shareholders, since the share price has fallen 15% in that time. Looking further back, the stock…
Aug 21, 2019 06:21 UTC Read More
Students paying lower rents than 20 years ago in almost half of the UK's university towns and cities
Landlords are finding it harder to increase rents for student housing because of a competitive market, research claims. Research by search engine…
Aug 21, 2019 05:33 UTC Read More
ISIS more powerful than they were 3 years ago in some parts: Mike Pompeo
There are certainly places where ISIS is more powerful today than they were three or four years ago, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Aug 21, 2019 03:30 UTC Read More
Manito Golf and Country Club boosted spirits 75 years ago, hosting 1944 PGA Championship
Seventy-five years ago, golf's grand stage was Spokane's Manito Golf and Country Club and the 1944 PGA Championship, the first major held in the state of…
Aug 20, 2019 23:49 UTC Read More
Paratrooper Seriously Injured In Protective Shield 17 Years Ago Is Niftar
Rotem Langer Z”L, a paratrooper wounded critically in Operation Protective Shield 17 years ago in Yehuda and Shomron, was niftar at the age of 38.
Aug 20, 2019 21:29 UTC Read More
Forty Years Ago, August 21, 1979: Charan Govt Resigns
Charan Singh's coalition government, which was in office for 23 days, submitted its resignation this morning and advised the President to order *fresh*…
Aug 20, 2019 19:09 UTC Read More
The iconic film ‘Alien’ came out 40 years ago. A scientist explains why Hollywood depictions of extraterrestrials have changed since then.
Business Insider - It's been 40 years since "Alien" came out. The aliens now depicted in Hollywood blockbusters are less humanoid and more scientifically…
Aug 20, 2019 18:34 UTC Read More
Remembering the victims of Edmond post office massacre 33 years ago
On Aug. 20, 1986, the Edmond post office massacre took place -- Fourteen people were killed and six others were injured when a gunman walked inside, locked…
Aug 20, 2019 17:56 UTC Read More
Qld man charged over killing 55 years ago
Vincent Raymond Allen failed to show up for a footy match 55 years ago. He had just given information about a two jewellery store break and enters in southern.
Aug 20, 2019 17:31 UTC Read More
400 years ago today, the first ship carrying African slaves arrived in Jamestown, Virginia
Today, August 20, 2019, marks 400 years since the first slave ship arrived in Jamestown, Virginia. While there are replicas of the ships that brought the English…
Aug 20, 2019 16:58 UTC Read More
Meet the man who photographed Woodstock 50 years ago
Henry Diltz on what it was like to be Woodstock's official photographer.
Aug 20, 2019 15:15 UTC Read More
If You Had Bought Macro Enterprises (CVE:MCR) Stock Three Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 135% Gain Today
It might seem bad, but the worst that can happen when you buy a stock (without leverage) is that its share price goes...
Aug 20, 2019 15:01 UTC Read More
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