5 years ago — 2014
The U.S. Senate confirms Janet Yellen as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve.
10 years ago — 2009
Sam Price scores 19 points and Whitney Rawdon adds 17 to lead the North High girls basketball team to a 58-38 win over Hudson at the Doghouse.
20 years ago — 1999
A study panel requests that the state Legislature authorize the mobilization of the National Guard to deal with problems when the year 2000 arrives.
35 years ago — 1984
Robert O. Goodman Jr. receives a welcome-home party in Virginia after being freed by Syria following a monthlong imprisonment.