Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2006. There are 292 days left in the year. On this date
Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2006. There are 292 days left in the year. On this date in 1743, the first recorded town meeting in America is held, at Faneuil Hall in Boston.
In 1923, President Harding becomes the first chief executive to file an income tax report. In 1939, the republic of Czechoslovakia is dissolved, opening the way for Nazi occupation. In 1943, Aaron Copland's orchestral work "Fanfare for the Common Man" premieres in New York, with George Szell conducting. In 1951, during the Korean War, United Nations forces recapture Seoul. In 1964, a jury in Dallas finds Jack Ruby guilty of murdering Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President Kennedy.
March 14, 1981: Associated Parking Corp., a Youngstown company that operates the airport parking lot, is interested in managing the municipal parking garage downtown.
The Court of Jurisdiction for the Mahoning Valley Sanitary District approves a $3.2 million plan to end pollution of Meander Creek.
March 14, 1966: Construction of a new $1 million, five-story office building for the First Federal Savings & amp; Loan Co. will get underway within weeks in Sharon.
A touch of spring comes to Youngstown with the opening of the 15th annual Home and Garden Show at Idora Park's Ballroom.
March 14, 1956: Lordstown Township organizes a zoning commission to establish a zoning plan that will ensure the orderly construction in the area of the proposed General Motors plant in the township.
The Mahoning Valley Industrial Safety Council pays tribute to Henry A. Roemer, chairman and president of Sharon Steel Corp., for "distinguished service to the Mahoning Valley industrial region during his lifetime in the steel industry."
March 14, 1931: Mahoning County common pleas judges name three lawyers, Fred J. Heim, A.M. Henderson and Theodore A. Johnson, to assist them in an investigation into public utilities activities with public officials, including county Prosecutor Ray L. Thomas.
On the order of Mayor Joseph Heffernan, Capt. W.J. Engelhardt is named to head Youngstown's 30-man vice squad, with orders to crack down on bootleggers.