Ten years ago: Klaus Barbie, the former Gestapo chief known as the “Butcher of Lyon,” was convicted by a French court of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison; he died in September 1991. Martina Navratilova won her eighth Wimbledon singles title as she defeated Steffi Graf.
Five years ago: Steffi Graf won her fourth Wimbledon title, defeating Monica Seles in a 5-1/2-hour match interrupted three times by rain.
One year ago: President Clinton extolled the joys of democracy and asked the nation to honor America’s independence by praising continued free rule in Russia as he spoke during a jamboree honoring the 200th anniversary of Youngstown, Ohio.
sponsored You’ve probably heard of co-ops: food co-ops, childcare co-ops, housing co-ops, energy co-ops.