This happened today, September 29

Lorraine Lilagan, Editor

1943 – U.S. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Italian Marchal Pietro Badoglio sign an armistice aboard the British Ship Nelson.

1957 – The New York Giants played their last game at the Polo Grounds.


1982 – In Chicago, Illinois, seven people died after taking capsules of Extra-Strength Tylenol.

1977 – Eva Shain became the first woman to officiate a heavy title boxing match.

1988 – “Millie’s Book” by First Lady Barbara Bush was the best-selling non-fiction book in the U.S.