1996 – 25 years ago

  • The Rochester John Marshall boys soccer team advanced to the Section One semifinals with a 2-1 win at Lakeville. Ross Golla scored a goal for JM five minutes into overtime.
  • “The Young Mayo Brothers,” a new play, will premiere in Rochester Oct. 22-24. The play was commissioned by the Mayo Center for Humanities in Medicine. The play was written by Greg Miller and produced by Steve Kinney.

1971 – 50 years ago

  • During the recent World Series, 22 commercials at $72,000 a minute were sold during the telecast. NBC reported 58 million viewers, the same number for last year’s Super Bowl. (In the 2019 World Series, advertisers spent an average of $330,000 for a 30-second commercial slot).

1946 – 75 years ago

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  • Ten ringleaders of the Nazi Reich were hung today in Nuremberg, Germany, paying for their crimes against the world.
  • A crowd of 1,200 fight fans in Rochester enjoyed the first amateur boxing card of the year. Local winners include Toby Tierney, Jerry Mourning and Bob Rolbiecki.

1921 – 100 years ago

  • The federal highway bill carries funds to employ 200,000 to 350,000 for six months.
  • Jesse Newell of Salem Corners was the winner of the Shetland pony in the contest staged by the Wall Tire Co.
  • Frank and Lillian Vernon, roller-skating wizards, will put on an exhibition of fancy skating at the Armory roller rink this evening.