Today in history
Today is Friday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2017. There are 79 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History
On Oct. 13, 1792, the cornerstone of the executive mansion, later known as the White House, was laid by President George Washington during a ceremony in the District of Columbia.
On this date
In A.D. 54, Roman Emperor Claudius I died, poisoned apparently at the behest of his wife, Agrippina.