25 years ago:

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Retired pathologist Jack Kevorkian snickered as he was ordered Monday to stand trial on a second charge of assisting a suicide, this one in the death of a 73-year-old cancer patient.

 

50 years ago:

Apollo 7 and its chipper crew circled flawlessly around earth Sunday night on their 11-day shakedown for a moon trip and the space agency said "we have never had anything this good."

 

75 years ago:

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Treasury proposal for a $10,000,000,000 world bank to help war-ravaged lands get on their feet was hailed in at least one capital today as another move toward insuring the peace.

 

100 years ago:

... Finally two prominent officials called the congregation together and gave this counsel: "It is true that our pastor is not a great man. He does not preach learned or eloquent sermons. But we all know that he is a good man and that he is doing all in his power to promote our spiritual interests."