- Ron Ladue inherited a football program that was not expected to win. But Ladue's teams did win and changed the expectations for Laurel High. By the time he left coaching after the 1972 season, Ladue had established himself as the school's best football coach up to that point. His tenure set the standard and, to this day, his record at Laurel High stands up with the best in school history. Delaney's Irish Pizza Pub opened in 1970 in the Montpelier Plaza with a new gimmick: Sammy Ross, a 4-foot
- Sales of firearms are spiking on completely unrealistic fears stoked by the NRA that the Colorado shooting will lead to new gun control laws.
- Barry H. Landau pleads guilty in federal court to stealing historic documents from museums in several states including Maryland. Meanwhile, the Maryland Historic Society is having a news conference in which staffer who caught Landau is speaking for the first time.
- Two New York City men have been charged with stealing documents from the Maryland Historical Society. One of the men arrested Saturday is Barry Landau, 63, a renowned collector of presidential artifacts.