25 years ago: Members of a Soviet technical team visiting the United States stopped to tour Union Bridge cement plants and government research facilities. The Soviet visit is part of a program of continuing cooperation between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. -- the Carroll Record, June 14, 1973.
50 years ago: "A Salute to Westminster," the first program of its kind, will be presented over station WMAR-TV (Channel 2) on Sunday evening, June 13, beginning at 9: 15, by the Westminster Community Chorus. -- Democratic Advocate, June 11, 1948.
75 years ago: Twelve negotiable bonds that were stolen from the Monrovia Savings Bank and the Woodbine National Bank about a year ago have been recovered. The bonds, which amount to about $12,000, were found in several Boston banks, according to the state police. The Monrovia bank was robbed May 25, 1922. Bonds valued at $25,000 were stolen. The Woodbine bank was robbed May 29, 1922. The robbers burned through two thick doors of the bank vault wth an acetylene torch and escaped with securities valued at about $30,000. -- Democratic Advocate, June 8, 1923.
100 years ago: Arrangements for the bicycle races at Pleasure Park, near this city, June 30, are progressing satisfactorily. This race will have in it single wheels, tandems, triplets and quads -- one, two, three and four-seated machines. -- Democratic Advocate, June 11, 1898.
Pub Date: 6/14/98