Moments in Time, May 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

May 9, 1919 — The little local boy who ran away to Cincinnati is still there because his people have not sent the money to pay his fare home.

May 9, 1969 — The Czechoslovak leadership pledges allegiance to the Soviet Union, marking the liberation of Czechoslovakia from Nazi Germany.

May 9, 1994 — Robert McIntyre, charged with the murder of two LaPorte teenagers, apparently intends to plead insane if his death penalty murder case goes to trial.

May 9, 2009 — Less than four weeks after laying off 40 employees, Alcoa Howmet lays off 20 salaried employees.

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