Moments in Time, June 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

June 4, 1918 — A liner bound from San Juan for New York was shelled by submarine. Nineteen passengers landed in Delaware by British vessel. The fate of 211 passengers and 120 crew is not known.

June 4, 1968 — Sens. Robert F. Kennedy and Eugene J. McCarthy collide in the California primary, a fight for survival as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

June 4, 1993 — LaPorte High School’s winningest doubles team ever, Brandi Cardwell and Jenny Middleton, advance to the state finals with a 22-1 record.

June 4, 2008 — The owner of a jewelry store at 410 Boston St. says 55 years ago, gold cost $37.50 an ounce. This week it cost more than $880 an ounce, lower than March when it broke the $1,000 mark.

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