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Today is Monday, Oct. 22, the 295th day of 2018.

There are 70 days left in the year.


On this date in:

1746: Princeton University is first chartered as the College of New Jersey.

1811: Composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt is born in the Hungarian town of Raiding in present-day Austria.

1934: Bank robber Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd is shot to death by federal agents and local police at a farm near East Liverpool, Ohio.

1962: In a nationally broadcast address, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence of Soviet-built missile bases under construction in Cuba.

1979: The U.S.

government allows the deposed Shah of Iran to travel to New York for medical treatment – a decision that precipitates the Iran hostage crisis.

1986: President Ronald Reagan signs into law sweeping tax-overhaul legislation.

2001: A second Washington, D.C.

, postal worker, Joseph P. Curseen, dies of inhalating anthrax.

2014: A gunman shoots and kills a soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa, then storms the Canadian Parliament before he was shot and killed by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms.

2017: The latest allegations of sexual harassment or assault in Hollywood targets writer and director James Toback; the Los Angeles Times reported that he had been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women.


1993: Three teenagers charged in the murder of Rose Bertolini, 72, of Austintown – Scott Camuso, David Dattilo and Timothy Gessner – plead not guilty.

A 52-year-old Knoxville, Tenn.

, trucker is charged by Austintown police with murder in the death of a woman whose unidentified body was found in the woods near Interstate 80 truck stops.

Amtrak is closing 15 ticket offices, including the one in Youngstown, and is reducing train routes to save $10 million annually.

1978: A New Castle, Pa., seaman, Fireman Apprentice James L.

Hellyer, is among 11 crewmen missing after the Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga collided with a freighter and sank in Chesapeake Bay.

The Byzantine Catholic Central School at 5512 Youngstown-Poland Road will celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Archbishop Stephen J. Kocisko, metropolitan of the Pittsburgh Byzantine Rite Diocese, and Bishop Emil Mihalik, bishop of the Parma Byzantine Diocese, will be principal celebrants of a Mass.

Youngstown State University reinstates the tradition of having a homecoming queen and king. Chester Tabaka is the first homecoming king since 1954.

Jane Moore is the first homecoming queen since 1971. YSU defeats Akron 27-3 in the homecoming game.

1968: The Mahoning County Welfare Department issues $25 vouchers to meet the immediate school clothing ne of 3,000 to 4,000 children. The cost, which could reach $100,000, must be borne by the county.

Failure of a 12-mill levy Nov. 5 would force Youngstown public schools to shut down Nov.

27 for the rest of 1968.

The Rev.

A. King Boutwell of New Haven, Conn.

, is installed as the new pastor of First Baptist Temple in Youngstown.

1943: A large dairy barn on the Hugh Bonnell farm off Warner Road is destroyed by fire at a loss of $50,000 to the barn, equipment and alfalfa.

Six prize bulls, including Misty Dawn’s Successor, a national champion worth $20,000, and several cows were rescued.

Joseph Violante, 52, is slain in the Pershing Street home he shared with two elderly companions.

One of them admits shooting him in the stomach with a pistol after a quarrel.

McKelvey’s Downstairs Store Sale has ladies’ brunch coats for $3.

29; girls’ fur-collared coat and legging sets for $16.98; Fruit of the Loom blouses, $2.

98, and men’s fancy dress shirts for $1.45.