03/25/2019
  • 11:57 am Bladen’s Best of the Best for 2019
  • 11:35 am Updated news about Bladen County Election Investigations
  • 4:25 pm Tillis Sends Bipartisan Letter Seeking Answers on Possible Tariffs for Foreign Autos
  • 4:12 pm Work to retrieve vehicle from river to resume soon
  • 3:44 pm April 2019 meeting of the Compassionate Friends Border Belt Chapter
  • 3:19 pm Firefighters battle brush fire near Clarkton
  • 2:30 pm Dietary Manager
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This Day In History

This Day In History1822—Boston, Mass, incorporated as a city.

1865—Battle of Bentonville – Confederate retreat from Greenville, NC.
 
1917—US Supreme Court upheld 8-hour work day for railroad employees.
 
1928—“Amos & Andy” debuts on radio (NBC Blue Network-WMAQ Chicago)
 
1941—Jimmy Dorsey & orchestra record “Green Eyes” & “Maria Elena”
 
1942—FDR orders men between 45 & 64 to register for non military duty.
 
1949—1st museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge, Tn.
 
1953—Tennessee Williams “Camino Real” premieres in NYC.
 
1960—22nd NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: Ohio State beats California 75-55.
 
1969—Chicago 8 indicted in aftermath of Chicago Democratic convention.
 
1972—“To Live Another Summer” closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances.
 
1974—Jefferson Starship begins their 1st tour.
 
1979—US House of Representatives begins live TV broadcast via C-SPAN.
 
1984—“Katie & Allie” premieres.
 
1984—Pitcher Denny McLain indicted on charges of racketeering.
 
1987—Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company.
 
1987—PTL leader Jim Bakker resigns after sex scandal with Jessica Hahn.
 
1991—NFL owners strip Phoenix of 1993 Super Bowl game due to Arizona not recognizing Martin Luther King Day.
 
1993—US Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White announced plans to retire.
 
1997—US Supreme court hears Internet indecency arguments.
 
2012—Wendy’s overtakes Burger King to become second best selling hamburger chain.
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