TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY TO­DAY’S BIRTH­DAYS

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Oct. 14, 1960

The idea of a Peace Corps was sug­gested by Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial can­di­date John F. Kennedy to an au­di­ence of stu­dents at the Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan in Ann Ar­bor.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1586

Mary, Queen of Scots, went on trial in Eng­land, ac­cused of com­mit­ting trea­son against Queen El­iz­a­beth I.

1912

Theodore Roo­sevelt, cam­paign­ing for the pres­i­dency, was shot in the chest in Mil­wau­kee. De­spite the wound, he went ahead with a sched­uled speech.

1926

“Win­nie-the-Pooh” by A.A. Milne was first pub­lished by Methuen & Co. of Lon­don. Former White House coun­sel John W. Dean III is 80. Fash­ion de­signer Ralph Lau­ren is 79. Ac­tor Greg Evi­gan is 65. TV per­son­al­ity Ar­leen Sorkin is 63. World Golf Hall of Famer Beth Daniel is 62. Ac­tress Lori Petty is 55. Former New York Yan­kees man­ager Joe Gi­rardi is 54. Ac­tor Steve Coogan is 53. Ac­tor Ed­ward Kerr is 52. Ac­tor Jon Seda is 48. Coun­try singer Natalie Maines is 44. Singer Usher is 40. T

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