Moments in Time, May 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

May 10, 1918 — State quotas in the second draft of 800,000 men are announced. Indiana is to furnish over twenty thousand.

May 10, 1968 — The 17 people in LaPorte’s Fifth Ward, Fourth Precinct, who were denied voting Tuesday due to closing of the polls as they waited in line, are told they may file statements before the election board.

May 10, 1993 — A 50-year-old Briton crosses the Atlantic in a bathtub-sized sailboat shorter than he is tall.

May 10, 2008 — A Michigan City man who is a Muslim sues a Michigan City High School teacher for allegedly calling his daughter a “terrorist” in class.

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