Today In History
In 1765: Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide housing to British soldiers.
In 1958: Rock-and-roll singer Elvis Presley was inducted into the ARmy in Memphis, Tenn.
In 1980: One of El Salvador’s most respected Roman Catholic Church leaders, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, was shot to death by gunmen as he celebrated Mass in San Salvador.
In 1989: The nation’s worst oil spill occurred as the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, leaking 11 million gallons of crude.