Today in history
Roast Beef Sandwiches for Everyone
Aug 31, 2013 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1963: Ehrnsberger's Tavern and Restaurant, W. Adams and Lawrence streets, was serving lunch til 1:30 p.m., dinner til 8 p.m., and sandwiches at all times, plus cold beer to carry out.
25 years ago, 1988: The adoptive mother of a mentally retarded 6-year-old AIDS victim planned to appeal a federal court decision that said the girl could attend public school only if kept inside a glass enclosure.
10 years ago, 2003: Harley-Davidson Inc., the iconic motorcycle maker whose bikes called to mind James Dean, "The Wild One" and leather-clad easy riders, reached its centennial, surviving the Depression and near-bankruptcy to become an American success story.