Moments in Time, March 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

March 13, 1918 — Twenty-eight men are accepted for military service by the board conducting examinations in LaPorte’s First National Bank building. Only one man was rejected due to the fact that he had but one arm.

March 13, 1968 — Sen. Eugene McCarthy glories in his narrow defeat by President Johnson in the New Hampshire primary.

March 13, 1993 — For the 32nd time in his career, Michael Jordan scores 50 or more points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 123-108 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

March 13, 2008 — Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed a bill that will limit sheriffs’ pay to no more than what a full-time county prosecutor earns.

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