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Today in History — Sept. 24, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Monday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2018. There are 98 days left in the year. On September 24, 1789, President George Washington signed a Judiciary Act establishing America’s federal court system and creating the post of attorney general. On this date: In 1869, thousands of businessmen were ruined in a Wall Street panic known as “Black Friday” after financiers Jay... 4:00pm 09/24/18

Today in History — Sept. 21, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. On Sept. 21, 1981, the Senate unanimously confirmed the nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the Supreme Court. On this date: In 1792, the French National Convention voted to abolish the monarchy. In 1893, one of America’s first horseless carriages was... 4:00pm 09/21/18

Today in History — Sept. 20, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today is Thursday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2018. There are 102 days left in the year. On Sept. 20, 1962, James Meredith, a black student, was blocked from enrolling at the University of Mississippi by Democratic Gov. Ross R. Barnett. (Meredith was later admitted.) On this date: In 1519, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set out from Spain on five ships to... 4:00pm 09/20/18

Today in History — Sept. 19, 2018

Tabloid Tales Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 19, 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2½ months after being shot by Charles Guiteau; Chester Alan Arthur became president. On this date: In 1777, the first Battle of Saratoga was fought during the... 4:00pm 09/19/18