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“Way Back When” for Mon. Aug. 30, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 30, 2021  1963 The famous “Red Phone hotline” a direct communications line between Washington D.C. and Moscow opened. It provided emergency communication in the event of a crisis.  1983

“Way Back When” for Thurs. Aug. 26, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Thursday, August 26, 2021  1920 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting American women the right to vote was enacted. 1939 The first televised Major League baseball game. A doubleheader

“Way Back When” for Mon. Aug. 23, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 23, 2021  1859 Installation of the first hotel elevator was completed in the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York. 1913 The mermaid statue in the harbor of Denmark, Copenhagen was

“Way Back When” for Weds. Aug. 18, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Wednesday, August 18, 2021  1872 Montgomery Ward issued his first catalog. It consisted of 163 items for sale and included a money-back guarantee. 1920 The 19th Amendment to the U.S. constitution granting

“Way Back When” for Mon. Aug. 16, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 16, 2021  1858 U.S. President James Buchanan sent the first transatlantic telegraph message to Queen Victoria in England. It was a Christmas wish. 1954 First issue of Sports Illustrated hit magazine

“Way Back When” for Weds. Aug. 11, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Wednesday, August 11, 2021  1972 Priscilla Presley filed for divorce after five years, two months and 10 days of marriage to Elvis. 1984 President Reagan joked during a voice test for a paid political

“Way Back When” for Tues. Aug. 10, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Tuesday, August 10, 2021  1927 The Mount Rushmore memorial was dedicated. It was completed in 1941. The sculpture features U.S. Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. They

“Way Back When” For Monday, August 9, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 9, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com.  1936 Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal at the Berlin Olympics.

“Way Back When” for Thurs. Aug. 5, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Thursday, August 5, 2021  1914, the world’s first electric traffic light was installed in Cleveland, 1921 KDKA of Pittsburgh broadcast the first baseball game on the radio. The Pittsburgh Pirates beat

“Way Back When” for Weds. Aug. 4, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com. 1821 The first Issue of The Saturday Evening Post was published. 1916 The

“Way Back When” for Tues. Aug. 3, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com.  1492 Christopher Columbus set sail for the Indies. He reached the New

“Way Back When” Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 2, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com. 1776 The members of the Continental Congress began signing their names

“Way Back When” for Fri. July 30, 2021

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Friday, July 30, 2021 Sponsored by Great Lakes Pondscapes in Paw Paw. Experience the Great Lakes Pondscapes Lifestyle at Greatlakespondscapes.com.  1928 George Eastman introduced color movies in the U.S. 1965 President