Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.
2012: The European Space Agency conducts the first launch of the European Vega rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The four-stage rocket was designed to give Europe a vehicle for scientific satellite missions. The first rocket carried nine scientific satellites into space.
United States Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Philadelphia on Wednesday, seeking public and congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal.
Friends and family gathered in Catasauqua, Lehigh County, on Wednesday to remember Darryl Dawkins.
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The parents of a young woman who was killed in a car crash are distraught after her memorial was removed and replaced with an anonymous note.
An overturned trailer closed Route 443 in Schuylkill County Wednesday morning, spilling human waste along the road.
A police officer was left bruised and battered after being assaulted by a man in Berks County, authorities said.
Repairs along the Lehigh Parkway have prompted Allentown to cancel its annual Lights in the Parkway display.
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Donald Trump often vows he'll win the Hispanic vote if he becomes the Republican candidate for president next year.
The school bell is loud enough to get your attention.
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Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
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London burns, Atlanta falls to Union forces, Japan surrenders to end World War II, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates its opening with a star-studded jam, all on this day.
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