January 18

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 

1921

A ban is placed on the holding of funerals on the Sabbath Day. Clergymen, with few exceptions, undertakers and superintendents of cemeteries enter into the agreement.

1971

Cambodian and South Vietnamese troops, with heavy support from U.S. gunships, engage in combat with Communist troops on Cambodian mountainous slopes.

1996

Celebrating their 50th anniversary, the La Porte Jaycees host the first John P. Daley Government Leaders Luncheon.

2011

Local leaders of teachers’ unions disagree with education-related statements that Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels made in his State of the State Address.

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