Today in history for Sept. 17

Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus, American Ryder Cup star, seen blasting out of a bunker at the edge of the 17th green, lost the hole and match because of this hole at Blackpool, Sept. 17, 1977, to Scottish star Bernard Gallacher. This defeat did not halt American’s resounding victory in the 22nd Ryder Cup venue, in its last stages. (AP Photo/Bob Dear)

By The Associated Press

Today is Thursday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2020. There are 105 days left in the year. Continue reading “Today in history for Sept. 17”

Today in history for Sept. 16

Today in history
Workers clean boom at Herring Bay on Knight Island, Alaska, Sept. 16, 1989. More than 400,000 feet of boom used in the Exxon oil spill cleanup are to be cleaned. Some will be stored and some will be used in laboratory work. The rest will be shredded and discarded. (AP Photo/Al Grillo)

By The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2020. There are 106 days left in the year. Continue reading “Today in history for Sept. 16”