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June 28, 2014

Do You Remember June 28?

Tonawanda News — 2004 - 10 years ago

• A new law in New York required tobacco companies to sell the new “fire-safe” cigarettes that self-extinguish if they were not puffed on regularly.

• “Remember When,” an oil painting by Evelyn Gordon depicting the original Jenss Department Store, was on display at Barnes & Noble.

1989 - 25 years ago

Nicolle Beyer of Kenmore East High School traveled to France to spend four weeks living with a French family.

• The Sanborn Fire Company Band had been invited to participate in the National Independence Day Festival and Parade in Washington D.C.

1964 - 50 years ago

• No paper published.

1944 - 70 years ago

• Allied Supreme Headquarters in London stated that the military continued to widen a breach in Nazi positions southwest of Caen against fierce resistance.

• The Republican National Convention gathered in Chicago to nominate N.Y. Governor Thomas E. Dewey as their candidate to face Franklin Roosevelt in the coming election.

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