Today in history
Sandusky Speedway Swap
Jun 2, 2014 at 6:33 PM
50 years ago, 1964: Comedian Joey Bishop, who emceed bar mitzvahs, Italian weddings and Ed Sullivan testimonials, would officiate the 16th annual Emmy Awards. The show would be telecast over NBC-TV. Both CBS-TV and ABC-TV had officially boycotted.
25 years ago, 1989: An estimated 20,000 Moslems marched through central London in a renewed protest of the novel "Satanic Verses," burning an effigy of author Salman Rushdie and calling for his death.
10 years ago, 2004: Kevin and Bev Jaycox leased the Sandusky Speedway, with an option to buy the track from owners Don and Cheryl Arnold. "I've always dreamed of owning the Speedway." Kevin said. "My family has been around the track either racing or as race fans for almost all our lives."