Moments in Time, Oct. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Oct. 11, 1918 — The American troop movement overseas has passed the 1,900,000 mark.

Oct. 11, 1968 — The Apollo 7 “moonship” enters orbit. Three astronauts are on an 11-day trip.

Oct. 11, 1993 — The brunt of Eli Lilly & Co.’s efforts to pare its payroll will be felt in its Indiana operations in Indianapolis, Lafayette, Clinton and Greenfield.

Oct. 11, 2008 — A local tattoo business owner assures prospective tattoo-getters that the process is made as clean as possible. Every year he turns in papers to the health department reflecting cleanliness.

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