On This Day, Back In The Day
1901 – President McKinley died of a gunshot wound — his VP, Teddy Roosevelt becomes the 26th President
1940 – Congress passed the Selective Service Act — mandating MEN register to be drafted if needed
1975 – Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton becomes the first native-born American to become a saint in the Catholic Church
1994 – After 34 days of a strike by players, Major League Baseball’s commissioner cancelled the rest of the season
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
AFTER POPE MEETS WITH DiCAPRIO, SEX ABUSE VICTIMS CRY FOUL — ‘VATICAN DOORS OPEN TO CELEBS, CLOSED TO US’
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE
SPEAKING OF HURRICANES… HOW DO YOU TELL IF YOUR FOOD IS STILL GOOD? IS THE ‘QUARTER TEST’ WORTHWHILE?
THAT $200, ‘FAT-SHAMING’ SWEATSHIRT CAUSING AN UPROAR ON THE WEB WAS DESIGNED BY (wait for it) — LENA DUNHAM
ARE YOU A ‘MODERN FAMILY’ FAN? — THE NEW SEASON OF THE HIT COMEDY WILL INCLUDE THE DEATH OF A ‘MAJOR CHARACTER’