Moments in Time, Sept. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  

Sept. 10, 1919 — Two hundred employees of the Standard Steel Car Works in Hammond, protected by guards, march to work, unmolested by 2,000 strikers, mostly foreigners who attacked them yesterday.

Sept. 10, 1969 — A jet collides with a small plane apparently not detected on radar southeast of Indianapolis, killing 83 in Indiana’s worst air disaster ever.

Sept. 10, 1994 — Michael Jordan, now a minor-league baseball player, dons basketball togs for a last performance at the Chicago Stadium, which is slated to be razed soon.

Sept. 10, 2009 — For years, trick or treat in La Porte has been on the Sunday before Halloween. But city officials are considering changing things up, and they’re looking for public input.

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