Moments in Time, Jan. 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Jan. 23, 1919 — A Michigan City man brained his wife with a hammer as she lay in bed and then hangs himself in his barn. He was despondent over their ill health.

Jan. 23, 1969 — The LaPorte School Building Corporation is formed under the laws of Indiana for the purpose of building and lease-renting Kesling Junior High School to the LaPorte Community Schools.

Jan. 23, 1994 — The new airport stop in South Bend on the South Shore Railroad line has been a busy one.

Jan. 23, 2009 — LaPorte boys swimming team coach Bart Frank says the team is progressing even though they fell 117-69 to Valparaiso.

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