September 8, 1943 - Italy Calls It Quits.

On this day in 1943 it was announced the Italian Government signed an armistice ending their involvement in World War 2. The Germans still occupied the country however. News reports and Shortwave dispatches on news of the surrender.

April 25, 1979 - The Creeping Familiarity.

News of the day for April 25, 1979 - The Middle East as always. Israeli troops in Lebanon going after PLO. Egypt is on the outs with most Arab neighbors because of the Peace settlement. Jimmy Carter commemorates the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising which began on this day in 1943. Assassination attempts in Iran and Abel Muzorewa becomes first Black Prime Minister of Rhodesia.