TODAY IN HISTORY TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS
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.
Theodore Roosevelt, campaigning for the presidency, was shot in the chest in Milwaukee. Despite the wound, he went ahead with a scheduled speech.
“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