TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Sept. 15, 1940

Dur­ing the World War II Bat­tle of Bri­tain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force in­flicted heavy losses upon the Luft­waffe.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1917

The first is­sue of Forbes mag­a­zine was pub­lished.

1935

The Nurem­berg Laws de­prived Ger­man Jews of their cit­i­zen­ship.

1981

The Se­nate Ju­di­ciary Com­mit­tee voted unan­i­mously to ap­prove the Supreme Court nom­i­na­tion of San­dra Day O’Con­nor.

1997

Two of the na­tion’s most pop­u­lar diet drugs — dexfen­flu­ramine and fen­flu­ramine — were pulled off the mar­ket be­cause of new ev­i­dence they could se­ri­ously dam­age pa­tients’ hearts.

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