Moments in Time, Jan. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Jan. 17, 1919 — Reinhart Keller files suit in superior court against Grace Keller for divorce, charging that the defendant committed adultery with various men here and in Chicago.

Jan. 17, 1969 — County births decreased by 62 in 1968 compared to 1967, and deaths increased by nine.

Jan. 17, 1994 — The 20-below-zero temperature, the coldest LaPorte reading in nine years, closes schools.

Jan. 17, 2009 — At least 100,000 spectators are expected to converge upon the fairgrounds when the first RPM Fest rolls into town later this spring.

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