News that was making news in years gone by.
June 8, 1945:
- Among Northern Virginians reported as having been liberated from, or escaped from, German POW camps is 25-year-old Army Capt. Joel Broyhill, who would go on to represent Northern Virginia in Congress from 1953-74.
June 10, 1958:
- The school year is ending with 764 school districts in the South at least partially integrated, but with 2,125 of them still fully segregated.
- U.S. Rep. Joel Broyhill will be renominated for a new term at tomorrow’s 10th District Republican Convention.
- Little League all-stars from Arlington and Fairfax will battle it out for bragging rights at a game at Griffith Stadium.
- Alaska statehood is looking more and more like it will become a reality.
June 10, 1965:
- The 10th District GOP chairman predicts a Republican victory in the November gubernatorial race.
- A Sun editorial blasts the proposal to raise the price of a first-class stamp to 6 cents.
- The Northern Virginia Swimming League is set to open its 10th season.
June 11-12, 1975:
- Fairfax voters again have defeated three proposed school-bond referendums.
- Virginia Electric & Power Co. doesn’t want to hand over, at no cost, the right-of-way of the old W&OD Railroad line to the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
- On TV: “Little House on the Prairie,” “That’s My Mama,” “Tony Orlando and Dawn” and “Cannon.”
June 10, 1985:
- Virginia Democrats have formally nominated their statewide ticket of Gerald Baliles, Douglas Wilder and Mary Sue Terry.
- A total of 372 Bishop O’Connell students graduated yesterday during ceremonies at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
- Virginia Education Secretary John Casteen III is resigning to become president of the University of Connecticut.
- Topping-off ceremonies are being planned for the 23-story, 455-room Sheraton Hotel in Tysons Corner. The facility is expected to open next March.
- James Popino has been elected president of the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce.