April 27

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1921

Starting Monday the printers employed in the plants of La Porte’s two newspapers will work 44 hours a week instead of 48 hours as at present.

1971

Dr. Arthur Gene Hansen will become Purdue University’s new president on July 1. He succeeds Dr. Frederick L. Hovde, who is retiring.

1996

By the time bidding stopped on the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis estate, all 5,000 pieces of Camelot memor-‘O’-bilia had been snatched up for $34.5 million.

2011

Several arrests were made on Dyngus Day in La Porte, always one of the busiest days for police.

One Response to “April 27”

  1. Curious

    Mar 15. 2021

    Ten years ago “we” spent $6 million to prepare KIP to be a regional hub. How we doing with that?

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