Moments in Time, Oct. 24

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Oct. 24, 1917 — Two officers and eight men of the crew of the German auxiliary cruiser Eitel Frederich, interned at Fort McPherson, escaped last night. They were discovered missing at roll call this morning.

Oct. 24, 1967 — LaPorte stores are open for the Moonlight Madness antics Wednesday night from 7 until 11 p.m. There are bargains a-plenty and special prizes for the costumed shoppers.

Oct. 24, 1992 — The editorial staffs of two Indiana newspapers with deep conservative roots, the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel and The LaPorte Herald-Argus, decide they cannot support the re-election efforts of President Bush.

Oct. 24, 2007 — Sarah Landon & the Paranormal, The Ten Commandments, The Game Plan, and The Heartbreak Kid are showing at theaters in LaPorte and Michigan City.

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