Day in History: No one cried over the spilt milk
1994 – 25 years ago
• Mary Rieder, a Winona State University administrator, officially entered the race for U.S. Rep. Tim Penny’s seat. This is her first bid for elective office.
• A Piper Archer II aircraft from Mankato crashed near Waseca, killing four men. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.
1969 – 50 years ago
• Seven workers at the Standard Oil terminal in Spring Valley have voted to accept a two-year contract offered by Standard Oil to end a 15-day strike.
• The Boston Café in Kasson, owned and operated by Clarke Blaine for the past 28 years, has been sold to George Morin. Morin and his son will take over the café operation on Feb. 1.
1944 – 75 years ago
• Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dison of Rochester are attending the National Dry Cleaners Conference in Chicago.
• All Rochester High School students who have participated in athletics, along with their dads, are invited to a program tonight at the high school. All coaches will be on hand and motion pictures of sports will be shown.
• Albert Pemberton, son of Dr. and Mrs. J. de J. Pemberton of Rochester, will graduate from Carleton College in Northfield this weekend.
1919 – 100 years ago
• By a score of 36-15, the Rochester High School boys basketball team humbled the Winona tossers in a fast and furious game at the high school last night.
• The Queen City creamery’s automobile ran into the Queen City dairy’s horse-drawn vehicle before daylight this morning. No one was hurt and, despite the incident, no one cried over the spilt milk.
From news services
Ten years ago
Pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who’d safely landed a crippled US Airways jetliner in the Hudson River, received a hero’s homecoming in Danville, Calif.
Five years ago
A truck bombing struck the main security headquarters in Cairo, one of a string of bombings targeting police in a 10-hour period, killing six people on the eve of the third anniversary of the revolt that overthrew President Hosni Mubarak and left the Arab nation deeply divided.
One year ago
Former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who had admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison.