On This Day, Back In The Day
1825 – The Erie Canal connecting the Hudson River and Lake Erie opened
1958 – The world shrunk as Pan Am (remember that airline?) started flying from NYC to Paris
2002 – Russian troops storm the Moscow theater to end the siege by Chechen rebels — 150 hostages died
2005 – The Chicago White Sox finish a sweep of the Houston Astros to win their first World Series in 88 years
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE