75 years agoSaturday will be "Red Letter Day" for the...

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November 05, 1995|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

75 years ago

Saturday will be "Red Letter Day" for the Annapolis cemetery. Envelopes will be distributed to every home asking for donations for upkeep of the unendowed cemetery. Only one-third of its 900 lots have anything paid for their upkeep. -- The Sun, Nov. 3, 1920.

Robbers, using nitroglycerine, failed to blow open the inner doors of the safe at the Millersville Post Office. Fearing the noise would attract residents the men fled. -- The Sun, Nov. 9, 1920.

The U.S. Naval Academy defeated Army 7-0 in a hard-fought football game played at the Polo Grounds in New York City. It was the 23rd meeting of the teams and tied the series at 11 with one tie. -- The Sun, Nov. 29, 1920.

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