Today in history
Sep 2, 2013 at 7:30 AM
50 years ago, 1963: If the nation's steel mills continued their operating pace, the 1963 output of steel would reach 106 million ingot tons and maybe more. Production in 1962 was 98.3 million tons.
25 years ago, 1988: At the movies: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 with Robert Englund, Cocktail with Tom Cruise, Tucker with Jeff Bridges, and A Fish Called Wanda with Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Kline.
10 years ago, 2003: An overloaded power line that sagged into a tree near Walton Hills, Ohio, was thought to be the incident that spurred the August blackout which darkened eight states and parts of Canada, affecting over 50 million people.