The Denver Post
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Friday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2017. There are 72 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1967: A jury in Meridian, Mississippi, convicted seven men of violating the civil rights of slain civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner; the seven received prison terms ranging from 3 to 10 years.
1973: In the so-called "Saturday Night Massacre," special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox was dismissed and Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William B. Ruckelshaus resigned. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Retired MLB All-Star Keith Hernandez is 64. Movie director Danny Boyle is 61. Actor Viggo Mortensen is 59. Rapper Snoop Dogg is 46. Actor John Krasinski is 38. Actress Katie Featherston is 35.