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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

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

EastEnders love triangle and Emmerdale cancer battle: Soaps 15 years ago
The soaps were covering some important storylines 15 years ago, including two health scares.
Aug 17, 2019 06:59 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

On this day 50 years ago: ...
August 17th 1969: Drawing on contemporaneous reports, Donnacha Ó Beacháin describes the day's events as they unfolded.
Aug 16, 2019 23:02 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

BSF Jawan Died 26 Years Ago. Now, Village Youth Get His Family A New Home
Twenty-six years after he was killed in the line of duty, the family of a BSF jawan left their thatched dwelling behind and moved into a new pucca house, thanks to…
Aug 16, 2019 17:21 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

Memories of Kennedy at Oahe Dam 57 years ago
Tomorrow it will have been 57 years since President John F. Kennedy's dedication of Oahe Dam near Pierre. It was my good fortune to have been picked by…
Aug 16, 2019 15:47 UTC Read More

Tina Fontaine’s Body Was Found 5 Years Ago And Advocates Say Issues Are Worse
WINNIPEG — It was quiet on the summer day when Cora Morgan and her cousin stood on the waterfront and performed a smudging ceremony for a young…
Aug 16, 2019 13:42 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

Britney Spears bought unworn $6,000 Louboutins four years ago
Britney Spears may be rich enough to have a whole wardrobe full of Louboutins, but she revealed she only bought her first pair four years ago… and she's still…
Aug 16, 2019 12:33 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

100 years ago in Spokane: Orchardists asked to keep ‘wormy apples’ out of river; miners strike for 8-hour day
The district horticultural inspector was pleading with orchardists to “keep your wormy apples out of the Spokane River,” the Spokane Daily Chronicle reported.
Aug 16, 2019 11:59 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

P.E.I. man recalls magical experience of Woodstock 50 years ago
Glenn Roberts can clearly recall his Woodstock experience. Unlike his buddies and many thousands of other attendees of the iconic 1969 concert, Roberts was…
Aug 16, 2019 10:39 UTC Read More

Reuters: Chornobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago
CHORNOBYL, Ukraine – More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chornobyl's nuclear reactor number four,…
Aug 16, 2019 10:12 UTC Read More

No terror strike in Xinjiang since camps set up 3 years ago, says Beijing
There has been no terrorist incident in China's northwestern Xinjiang province since the government set up “education and training” camps three years ago,…
Aug 16, 2019 09:36 UTC Read More

100, News History, 100 years ago, Aug. 16, 1919
The following news items were drawn from the archives of the Mail Tribune 100 years ago. Aug. 16, 1919. FARMS IN DANGER FROM FOREST FIRE DOUGLAS…
Aug 16, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More


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