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See how the news was reported on historic days in the past.
"Famous Front Pages"
Note: File sizes are large to allow better legibility.

 
Sept. 14, 1901
President McKinley dies

President McKinley dies

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April 19, 1912
The Titanic sinks, survivor stories

Titanic sinks

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Oct. 14, 1918
Northwest's greatest forest fire

Northwest's greatest forest fire

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Nov. 11, 1918
Armistice is signed, WWI over

Armistice signed

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May 9, 1922
Triple Tragedy at Barrows

Triple tragedy at Barrows

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July 1, 1922
Brainerd shopmen walk out

Railroad shopmen walk out

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May 21, 1927
Lindbergh in Paris
crosses Atlantic

Lindbergh in Paris

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July 23, 1934
Feds end Dillinger career

Feds end Dillinger career

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May 7, 1937
Ill-fated Hindenburg burns

Ill-fated Hindenburg

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Nov. 12, 1940
Blizzard isolates county

Blizzard isolates county

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Dec. 8, 1941
U.S. declares
war

US declares war

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April 10, 1942
Bataan forces trapped

Bataan forces trapped

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June 6, 1944
Invasion, landings in Normandy

D-day Invasion

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April 12, 1945
Ninth Army crosses Elbe

Ninth army crosses Elbe

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April 12, 1945
EXTRA! President Roosevelt dies

President Roosevelt dies

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Aug. 6, 1945
Atom bomb hits Japs

Atom bomb dropped

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Oct. 27, 1945
Brainerd greets 194th

Brainerd greets 194th

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Nov. 5, 1952
Landslide
for Ike

Landslide for Ike

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July 27, 1953
Shooting stops in Korea

Shooting stops in Korea

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March 29, 1954
Brainerd salutes State Champions

Brainerd salutes State Champions

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Feb. 20, 1962
John Glenn lands safely

John Glenn flight

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Nov. 22, 1963
President shot to death in Dallas

President shot in Dallas

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April 5, 1968
Hunt for King's killer

Martin Luther King shot

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June 5, 1968
Robert Kennedy shot, critical

Robert Kennedy shot, criitical

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July 21, 1969
Astronauts rise from moon

Astronauts rise from moon

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Feb. 15, 1973
Welcome home to Vietnam POW

Welcome home to Vietnam POW

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Aug. 9, 1974
Ford becomes 38th President

Nixon resigns, Ford President

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Jan. 11, 1975
Blizzard buries Brainerd, State

Blizzard buries Brainerd, State

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Feb. 7, 1980
Brainerd water fluoridated

the log cabin bar

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March 30, 1981
Reagon wounded, condition stable

Reagon wounded, condition stable

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Jan. 17, 1991
Jets rain fire on Iraq

Jets rain fire on Iraq

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Oct. 28, 1991
One more time: Twins champs

One more time: Twins champs

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Sept. 7, 1997
World mourns two remarkable women

World mourns two remarkable women

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