Moments in Time, July 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

July 11, 1917 — One hundred and fifty LaPorte boys will march away on August 5th to battle in the war against Germany—the greatest conflict the world has ever seen.

July 11, 1967 — A covered wagon pulled by 20 mules moseys along on U.S. Road 30 on its way from Death Valley, Calif., to Expo 67 in Montreal, Canada.

July 11, 1992 — Manuel Noriega, the deposed Panamanian leader and first head of state ever captured and brought to the United States for trial, is sentenced to 40 years in prison.

July 11, 2007 — Target and Kohl’s pulled out as possible tenants for a Michigan City south-side project.

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