THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Thursday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2017. There are 143 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1969: Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were murdered in their Los Angeles home by members of Charles Manson's cult.
1977: Postal employee David Berkowitz was arrested in Yonkers, N.Y., accused of being "Son of Sam," the gunman who killed six people and wounded seven others in the New York City area. (Berkowitz is serving six consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences.)
IN THE WORLD
1792: During the French Revolution, mobs in Paris attacked the Tuileries Palace, where King Louis XVI resided. (The king was arrested, put on trial for treason, and executed.) 2012: At the London Olympics, the United States won the women's 4x100-meter track relay in a worldrecord time of 40.82 seconds to give the Americans their first victory in the event since 1996.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU Musician Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) is 70. Actress Rosanna Arquette is 58. Actor Antonio Banderas is 57. Boxer Riddick Bowe is 50. Actress Angie Harmon is 45.