Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Date, Nov. 17

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Date, Nov. 17

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1852 The Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad posted regular schedules between Pittsburgh, and Alliance, Canton, Massillon and Wooster, Ohio. It offered four trains daily, the first leaving Pittsburgh at 8 a.m. and arriving in Wooster at 3:30 p.m.

1889 The Union Pacific Railroad Co. began direct daily railroad service between Chicago and Portland, Ore., as well as Chicago and San Francisco.

1934 Lyndon Baines Johnson married Claudia Alta Taylor, better known as Lady Bird, in San Antonio, Texas.

1976 The state Superior Court upheld the legality of the Sunday "blue" laws that prohibited most retail stores from doing business on Sunday.

1987 A federal jury in Denver convicted two white supremacists of civil rights violations in the 1984 slaying of radio talk show host Alan Berg. …

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