25 years ago:
HONG KONG - With hardly a creak, Hong Kong will flick the switch today on the world's longest escalator, designed to carry 26,000 commuters daily and help unclog the colony's roads.
50 years ago:
WASHINGTON - Justice William O. Douglas, who wears his hair on the long side, asserted firmly Monday the right of high school boys to refuse to yield their Beatle haircuts to barbers' shears.
75 years ago:
WASHINGTON - A lively debate on immigration policies when the bill to repeal the Chinese exclusion act reaches the House floor, was predicted today by handlers of the measure.
100 years ago:
Men soon to be called into service can practically insure themselves against probable disease in the Army by a simple system of precautionary training while they are awaiting enlistment.