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Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 

1920

It took Emil Magnuson a year to build a beautiful 10-room brick bungalow on Rockwood street. It cost $6500 and is worth $10,000. He hired out only the masonry work and plastering.

1970

Young rioters in Chicago go on a rampage which left 132 persons injured and 165 persons arrested; the rampage also included looting of fashionable shops and burning of automobiles.

1995

The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is dedicated.

2010

Former resident Shirley Finley Huber will be buried in Pine Lake Cemetery. She had married and divorced Charles Finley, a Major League Baseball team owner.

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