March 26

February 3

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1920

A new dash for the North Pole is underway by Rould Amundsen, the famous Norwegian explorer.

1970

La Porte schools are canceled today because of heat and power problems resulting from the storm. They were to be open a half day tomorrow, Good Friday, but will be closed all day.

1995

Americans are taking advantage of a simplified registration law and signing up to vote at a record pace.

2010

Two Indiana Democratic congressmen, Joe Donnelly and Baron Hill, receive threatening phone calls in the days surrounding passage of the federal health care overhaul.

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