Moments in Time, March 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

March 23, 1919 — The former commandant of the R.O.T.C. at Notre Dame fired a a bullet into his breast at the Ft. Dearborn hospital. The suicide is a climax to a love affair with a South Bend girl.

March 23, 1969 — The Supreme Court rules imprisoned Teamsters Union chief James R. Hoffa and former heavyweight champion Cassius Clay are entitled to review if they were eavesdropping victims.

March 23, 1994 — Women who claim silicone breast implants made them sick could collect as much as $2 million each under a settlement approved by implant makers.

March 23, 2009 — Happy Joe’s Roadside Inn, a fixture in Hudson Lake for decades, closes because of a fire. The owner had no insurance.

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