Today is Saturday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2007. There are 359 days left in the year. On this date in 1412, according to tradition, Joan of Arc is born in Domremy.

Today is Saturday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2007. There are 359 days left in the year. On this date in 1412, according to tradition, Joan of Arc is born in Domremy.
In 1540, England's King Henry VIII marries his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. (The marriage lasts about six months.) In 1759, George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis are married. In 1838, Samuel Morse gives the first successful public demonstration of his telegraph, in Morristown, N.J. In 1912, New Mexico becomes the 47th state. In 1919, the 26th president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, dies in Oyster Bay, N.Y., at age 60. In 1942, the Pan American Airways Pacific Clipper arrives in New York after making the first round-the-world trip by a commercial airplane.
January 6, 1982: Three children and the father of one of them are hospitalized after being overcome by smoke during a fire in the kitchen of a Kimmel Brook Homes apartment.
General Motors announces that new car sales in 1981 fell 7.5 percent from 1980. Ford and American Motors are expected to show decreases and Chrysler Corp. reported a 10 percent increase.
January 6, 1967: Increases in hospital rates at all four Youngstown hospitals have been put into effect, ranging from 3 to 8 a day. Private rooms in the city now cost between 40 and 42.50; semiprivate from 32 to 35.80.
Youngstown University announces that it will open a school of nursing in cooperation with the Youngstown Hospital Association that will offer a two-year associate degree program.
Mrs. Olive Mauthe, 73, dies in South Side Hospital four days after suffering a heart attack when she found her husband, James L. Mauthe, former Sheet & amp; Tube president, dead in his bed at their Poland home.
January 6, 1957: Burglars break into the home of Raymond White at 245 Gypsy Lane, ransack every room and escape with money, jewelry, silverware and liquor valued at several thousand dollars.
Mahoning County Clerk of Courts William F. Quinlan is asking for a 1957 budget of 155,830, an increase of 32,311 over 1956.
Clean up continues at the Delp Mansion Nursing Home on Market Street Ext. where fire killed a 70-year-old man. Four patients were hospitalized and 70 had to be led to safety after fire broke out in the north wing of the large structure.
January 6, 1932: Some Ohio high school students will hear Clarence Darrow's wet side of Prohibition when Temperance Day is observed Jan. 15. In Youngstown schools, temperance in eating, drinking and sleeping will be discussed without reference to the prohibition law.
Youngstown Police Chief Leroy Goodwin bolsters Youngstown police protection by assigning two more radio cruiser cars to night duty, giving the city four district cruiser cars, in addition to the master cruiser which is manned by three patrolmen and a sergeant.
Temperatures reach 60 degrees in Youngstown, three degrees above the record warm for the day. A year ago, the area was covered by a light coating of snow.

Subscribe Today

Sign up for our email newsletter to receive daily news.

Want more? Click here to subscribe to either the Print or Digital Editions.