May 11

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1921

“Get acquainted with the hospital without getting sick” might well be the slogan for the ‘morrow, because it’s Visiting Day at Holy Family Hospital.

1971

President Nixon announces “an unprecedented attack” on cancer and said he will personally take a hand in its overall direction.

1996

Good or bad, Chicago Bulls power forward Dennis Rodman is often the talk of workplaces, talk shows and ESPN’s Sports Center.

2011

Amusement park days at Michigan City’s Washington Park used to include pony rides, cotton candy, a merry-go-round, Tilt-A-Whirl, Ferris wheel, and a spookhouse.

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