TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - NEWS -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Sept. 29, 1982

Ex­tra-Strength Tylenol cap­sules laced with deadly cyanide claimed the first of seven vic­tims in the Chicago area.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1789

The U.S. War Depart­ment es­tab­lished a reg­u­lar army with a strength of sev­eral hun­dred men.

1829

Lon­don’s re­or­ga­nized po­lice force, which be­came known as Scot­land Yard, went on duty.

1902

Wil­liam Topaz McGon­a­gall, af­fec­tion­ately con­sid­ered Britain’s pos­si­bly worst-ever poet, died in Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land.

1938

Bri­tish, French, Ger­man and Ital­ian lead­ers con­cluded the Mu­nich Agree­ment, which was aimed at ap­peas­ing Adolf Hitler by al­low­ing Nazi an­nex­a­tion of Cze­choslo­vakia’s Sude­ten­land.

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