TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

Nov. 18, 1966

U.S. Ro­man Catholic bish­ops is­sued a Pas­toral State­ment on Penance and Ab­sti­nence, which did away with the rule against eat­ing meat on Fri­days out­side of Lent.

ALSO ON THIS DATE

1883

The United States and Canada adopted a sys­tem of Stan­dard Time zones.

1928

Walt Dis­ney’s first sound-syn­chro­nized an­i­mated car­toon, “Steam­boat Wil­lie” star­ring Mickey Mouse, pre­miered in New York.

1959

“Ben-Hur,” the Bib­li­cal-era spec­ta­cle star­ring Charl­ton He­ston, had its world pre­miere in New York.

1978

U.S. Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif., and four oth­ers were killed in Jon­estown, Guyana, by mem­bers of the Peo­ples Tem­ple; the killings were fol­lowed by a night of mass mur­der and sui­cide by more than 900 cult mem­bers.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.