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Today in History — Nov. 17, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2018. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1973, President Richard Nixon told Associated Press managing editors in Orlando, Florida: “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook.” On this date: In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the... 4:00pm 11/17/18

Today in History — Nov. 15, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2018. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began their “March to the Sea” from Atlanta; the campaign ended with the capture of Savannah on Dec. 21. On this date: In 1777, the Second Continental... 4:00pm 11/15/18

Today in History — Nov. 14, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 14, the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 14, 1970, a chartered Southern Airways DC-9 crashed while trying to land in West Virginia, killing all 75 people on board, including the Marshall University football team and its coaching staff. On this date: In 1862, during the Civil... 4:00pm 11/14/18

Today in History — Nov. 13, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Tuesday, Nov. 13, the 317th day of 2018. There are 48 days left in the year. On Nov. 13, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure lowering the minimum draft age from 21 to 18. On this date: In 1775, during the American Revolution, the Continental Army captured Montreal. In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote in a letter to a friend, Jean-Baptiste Leroy: “In... 4:00pm 11/13/18