Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library
April 15, 1917 — A big $7 million bond issue to finance war with Germany is reported on favorably by a U.S. Senate committee.
April 15, 1967 — The master gift phase of the LaPorte Salvation Army building fund campaign will begin on Friday.
April 15, 1992 — Approximately 500 Valparaiso University students gather at the Chapel of the Resurrection to object to the administration’s handling of several racist incidents on campus.
April 15, 2007 — Electronic filing options and tax preparation software are making it easier for individuals to file taxes.