TODAY IN HISTORY
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.