|By The Associated Press|
Today's Highlight in History:
On this date:
In 1814, the Battle of Lundy's Lane, one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812, took place in present-day
In 1909, French aviator Louis Bleriot (bleh-ree-OH') became the first person to fly an airplane across the English Channel, traveling from Calais (kah-LAY') to Dover in 37 minutes.
In 1934, Austrian Chancellor
In 1943, Benito Mussolini was dismissed as premier of
In 1956, the Italian liner
In 1960, a Woolworth's store in
In 1984, Soviet cosmonaut
In 2000, a
Ten years ago: Israelis formed a human chain stretching 55 miles from
Five years ago: President
One year ago:
Today's Birthdays: Actress
Thought for Today: "Life is not a matter of milestones, but of moments." —
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