Today in History

Today in History | National – Towanda Daily Review

Today is Tuesday, May 19, the 140th day of 2020. There are 226 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On May 19, 1943, in his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country’s full support in the fight against Japan; that evening, Churchill met with President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House, where the two leaders agreed on May 1, 1944 as the date for the D-Day invasion of France (the operation ended up being launched more than a month later).

Glancing Backward Locally:

Our Glancings feature is on a temporary hiatus due to a technical issue and the temporary closure of the Bradford County Library, which has limited our access to our microfilm archives. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Elsewhere on this date:

In 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King