A president marries in the White House, Babe Ruth retires, Lou Gehrig dies, Queen Elizabeth II is crowned, and "Donkey Kong" debuts, all on this day.
2012: English-American actor and game show host Richard Dawson, best known for playing Corporal Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes" and being the original host of the "Family Feud" game show, dies of esophageal cancer at age 79 in Los Angeles, California. He also parodied his TV persona in 1987 by co-starring alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in the action film "The Running Man," in which he portrayed Damon Killian, the evil, egotistical host of a televised gladiator-style game show in which convicted criminals fight for their lives.
The Lehigh County coroner's office have identified the two young men hit and killed by a train Monday afternoon.
Emmaus may soon become a more welcoming community for brew pubs and small breweries.
Pennsylvania received its third bond downgrade in two years Monday.
Giant Foods has joined the list of stores recalling fruit packaged by a California company, over listeria concerns.
It appears the geese have the upper hand so far in one Emmaus park.
Police are calling on the public to help them find a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a cyclist in Berks County.
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An Allentown man tried to pass a fake $100 bill at an Allentown auto salvage company, police said.
If there were any doubt that the members of the Monty Python troupe wouldn't be holding back in their farewell show, it came with a rousing version of "Every Sperm Is Sacred."
With Texas Gov. Rick Perry sending National Guard troops to the border, look back at the tumultuous history of immigation in America.
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Wiley Post completes the first solo flight around the world, John Dillinger is gunned down behind a Chicago theater, two Soviet dogs become cosmonauts, and Prince George arrives to great fanfare, all on this day.