50 Years Ago* The Naval Academy, loser only to Notre Dame...

FLASHBACKS

December 05, 1993|By Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

50 Years Ago

* The Naval Academy, loser only to Notre Dame and winner of the Lambert trophy as football champions of the East, landed three players on the annual All-Eastern 11 selected for the Associated Press by coaches, officials and sports writers: George Brown at guard, Al Channell, captain and end, and Harold Hamberg as a back. -- The Sun, Dec. 3, 1943.

* A dog quarantine for Anne Arundel County was extended for an additional 90 days by the county commissioners at the request of Dr. William J. French, Annapolis health officer, in view of an outbreak of rabies. -- The Sun, Dec. 3, 1943.

* An honor roll containing the names of 170 men and women of Linthicum Heights who have entered the armed forces will be unveiled Sunday at Community Garden, Camp Meade and Maple Roads. Governor O'Conor will address those gathered. -- The Sun, Dec. 11, 1943.

* An "imperative need" for a four-lane dual highway between Annapolis and Washington is being proposed to the Maryland Commission on Post-War Reconstruction and Development. -- The Sun, Dec. 11, 1943.

* Before a group of Anne Arundel County Bar Association members and guests, Governor O'Conor keynoted a program in the old Senate Chamber in Annapolis yesterday, commemorating the ratification of the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. -- The Sun, Dec. 17, 1943.

* Oscar Levant stopped between engagements in Washington and Baltimore for an hour's all-request program at the Camp Meade station hospital. The noted pianist was eventually pried loose from autograph seekers and sped on his way with a police escort. -- The Sun, Dec. 30, 1943.

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