To­day in his­tory

Penticton Herald - - LETTERS -

In 1986, Expo 86 closed in Van­cou­ver af­ter a 172-day run. It drew 22 mil­lion peo­ple.

In 1987, Frank McKenna’s New Brunswick Lib­er­als won all 58 seats in a pro­vin­cial elec­tion, de­feat­ing Richard Hat­field’s Con­ser­va­tives, who had been in power for 17 years.

In 1999, coun­try singer Johnny Ro­driguez was ac­quit­ted of mur­der­ing a man he ac­cused of break­ing into his home in Sabi­nal, Texas, the pre­vi­ous year. Dur­ing the seven-day trial, the de­fence ar­gued Ro­driguez acted in self-de­fence.

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