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This Day in History


During 2008, area listeners tuned in to “This Day in History” each weekday at 7:51am on 97.7 FM to hear national, state, and area happenings of the day prepared by the DPM.

This information can be accessed several different ways:

  • Click on the month below to view the days and years (or scroll down this page).
  • Click on week title to browse that week's events
  • Click on the day or year to view that day's historical headlines.

November

November 3-7 November 10-14
  November 3 1968   November 10 1974
  November 4 1974   November 11 1981
  November 5 1981   November 12 1977
  November 6 1993   November 13 1994
  November 7 1988   November 14 1991
November 17-21 November 24-28
  November 17 1969   November 24 1987
  November 18 1986   November 25 1975
  November 19 1973   November 26 1983
  November 20 1998   November 28 1967
  November 21 1992      

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December

December 1-5 December 8-12
  December 1 1971   December 8 1973
  December 2 1996   December 9 1984
  December 3 1968   December 10 1979
  December 4 1982   December 11 1994
  December 5 1978   December 12 1967
December 15-19 December 26-28 & 31
  December 15 1998   December 26 1986
  December 16 1989   December 27 1972
  December 17 1972   December 28 1978
  December 18 1986   December 31 1966
  December 19 1980      

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January

January 2-4
  January 2 1973
  January 3 1966
  January 4 1977
January 7-11 January 14-18
  January 7 1964   January 14 1970
  January 8 1974   January 15 1961
  January 9 1989   January 16 1955
  January 10 1958   January 17 1986
  January 11 1984   January 18 1980
January 21-25 January 28-31
  January 21 1963   January 28 1979
  January 22 1975   January 29 1965
  January 23 1987   January 30 1985
  January 24 1967   January 31 1959
  January 25 1972      

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February

February 1, 4-8 February 11-15
  February 1 1961   February 11 1979
  February 4 1968   February 12 1986
  February 5 1971   February 13 1959
  February 6 1957   February 14 1967
  February 7 1985   February 15 1964
  February 8 1962      
February 18-22 February 25-29
  February 18 1987   February 25 1977
  February 19 1966   February 26 1982
  February 20 1975   February 27 1965
  February 21 1973   February 28 1976
  February 22 1963   February 29 1984

 

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March

March 3-7 March 10-14
  March 3 1967   March 10 1968
  March 4 1988   March 11 1975
  March 5 1976   March 12 1965
  March 6 1960   March 13 1971
  March 7 1984   March 14 1980
March 17-21 March 24-28, 31
  March 17 1962   March 24 1966
  March 18 1987   March 25 1975
  March 19 1969   March 26 1985
  March 20 1977   March 27 1964
  March 21 1982   March 28 1983
        March 31 1973

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April

April 1-4 April 7-11
  April 1 1982   April 7 1965
  April 2 1969   April 8 1974
  April 3 1976   April 9 1983
  April 4 1988   April 10 1967
        April 11 1987
April 14-18 April 21-25
  April 14 1972   April 21 1964
  April 15 1984   April 22 1977
  April 16 1968   April 23 1986
  April 17 1966   April 24 1980
  April 18 1979   April 25 1975
April 28-30
  April 28 1973
  April 29 1985
  April 30 1979

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May

May 1-2
  May 1 1986
  May 2 1973
May 5 - 9 May 12-16
  May 5 1986   May 12 1996
  May 6 1967   May 13 1977
  May 7 1975   May 14 1968
  May 8 1970   May 15 1982
  May 9 1980   May 16 1994
May 19 - 23 May 26 - 30
  May 19 1984   May 26 1993
  May 20 1999   May 27 1974
  May 21 1976   May 28 1987
  May 22 1985   May 29 1995
  May 23 1969   May 30 1988

 

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June

June 2 - 6 June 9-13
  June 2 1977   June 9 1989
  June 3 1988   June 10 1957
  June 4 1973   June 11 1993
  June 5 1990   June 12 1982
  June 6 1969   June 13 1971
June 16-20 June 23-27
  June 16 1991   June 23 1976
  June 17 1975   June 24 1981
  June 18 1957   June 25 1972
  June 19 1967   June 26 1966
  June 20 1986   June 27 1978
        June 30 1993

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July

July 1-4 July 7-11
  July 1 1977   July 7 1967
  July 2 1964   July 8 1998
  July 3 1982   July 9 1980
  July 4 1967   July 10 1987
        July 11 1975
July 14-18 July 21-25
  July 14 1968   July 21 1985
  July 15 1981   July 22 1974
  July 16 1988   July 23 1958
  July 17 1969   July 24 1965
  July 18 1971   July 25 1970
July 28-31  
  July 28 1967      
  July 29 1973      
  July 30 1989      
  July 31 1978      

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August

August 1, 4-8 August 11-15
  August 1 1972   August 11 1990
  August 4 1998   August 12 1975
  August 5 1982   August 13 1965
  August 6 1987   August 14 1958
  August 7 1974   August 15 1981
  August 8 1966      
August 18-22 August 25-29
  August 18 1989   August 25 1962
  August 19 1969   August 26 1971
  August 20 1973   August 27 1968
  August 21 1983   August 28 1988
  August 22 1977   August 29 1959

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September

September 2-5 September 8-12
  September 2 1998   September 8 1999
  September 3 1972   September 9 1978
  September 4 1986   September 10 1982
  September 5 1967   September 11 1973
        September 12 1969
September 15-19 September 22-26
  September 15 1991   September 22 1996
  September 16 1974   September 23 1986
  September 17 1966   September 24 1975
  September 18 1981   September 25 1994
  September 19 1970   September 26 1968
September 29-30  
  September 29 1989      
  September 30 1980      

 

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October

October 1-3 October 6-10
  October 1 1965   October 6 1967
  October 2 1971   October 7 1973
  October 3 1977   October 8 1992
        October 9 1982
        October 10 1958
October 13-17 October 20-24
  October 13 1974   October 20 1972
  October 14 1968   October 21 1969
  October 15 1977   October 22 1994
  October 16 1997   October 23 1980
  October 17 1986   October 24 1989
October 27-31  
  October 27 1965      
  October 28 1990      
  October 29 1984      
  October 30 1975      
  October 31 1991