TODAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TODAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Oct. 11, 1986

Pres­i­dent Ron­ald Rea­gan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gor­bachev opened two days of talks con­cern­ing arms con­trol and hu­man rights in Reyk­javik, Ice­land.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1905

The Juil­liard School was founded as the In­sti­tute of Mu­si­cal Art in New York.

1932

The first Amer­i­can po­lit­i­cal tele­cast took place as the Demo­cratic Na­tional Com­mit­tee spon­sored a pro­gram from a CBS tele­vi­sion stu­dio in New York.

1968

Apollo 7, the first manned Apollo mis­sion, was launched with as­tro­nauts Wally Schirra, Donn Ful­ton Eisele and R. Wal­ter Cun­ning­ham aboard.

1975

“NBC Satur­day Night” (later “Satur­day Night Live”) made its de­but with guest host Ge­orge Car­lin.

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