TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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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.

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