South Pacific

Tsunami Damage Reported In Solomon Islands

A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami that killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday and triggered evacuations across the South Pacific as island nations issued tsunami alerts. The

April 6, 1976 - Teamsters, Terrorists And Primaries.

April 6, 1976 - News on settlement of the Teamsters Strike. Gerald Ford campaigns in Wisconsin ahead of the Tuesday Primaries. Morris Udall quietly campaigns. UAW says not less government, but better run government is most important during this election season. Right Wing Death Squads murder 15 young people as part of Military Junta crackdown in Argentina. More bombs in Northern Ireland and Northern Portugal. Women march by the thousands in Rome protesting Vatican ban on contraception. France Nuclear tests in South Pacific.

November 29, 1942 - On Top Of War, Horror.

News of the day, this day in history. Temporarily knocking the events of War off the front page was the story of the horrific fire at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, killing almost 500 patrons, making one of the worst domestic fires in U.S. history. And the war went on.

This Week In November 1942 - The War Going On

News for the week of November 14th 1942 - the North African campaign, reports from Moscow, Australia and news bulletin on the rescue of World War 1 Ace Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, whose bomber was downed in the Pacific.