Moments in Time, April 26

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

April 26, 1918 — In the future, shoplifters in LaPorte are to be photographed. They will be compelled to go to the most convenient studio and look pleasant while the artist does the rest.

April 26, 1968 — The largest hydrogen weapon ever triggered underground in free-world history rocks the Nevada desert and sends window shades flapping in Las Vegas 100 miles away.

April 26, 1993 — Manpower from the Lakeside Correctional Unit of the Indiana State Prison is being used to help sandbag around homes and roads at LaPorte’s flooded lakes.

April 26, 2008 — A nearly century-old grain mill on Main Street in Westville is being razed.

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