Oct. 13

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1921

The national capital is in mourning for Sen. Philander C. Knox, who died of a stroke of apoplexy after serving for over 20 years as attorney general and secretary of state and two Senate terms.

1971

The National Merit scholarship corporation awards letters of commendation to La Porte High School students Theresa L. Parsley, Reagan Stephens, Robert Weeks and Richard A. Woods.

1996

For 44 years, members of the Save the Dunes Council have been concerned about preserving, protecting and restoring the Indiana Dunes.

2011

The La Porte Urban Enterprise Association donates over $10,000 to build a new shelter at Scott Field.

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