Looking Back – August 22


Unaware of the hour, two Indianapolis women were leaving Irwin Gardens when they found the gates had been locked. Neighbor Jeff Baker heard their calls and helped them escape.


Arvin Industries gave a $100,000 challenge grant to Ivy Tech’s Futures Unlimited Fund to be awarded to first-time students from one of four groups: Displaced homemakers, displaced workers, minorities and recipients of public assistance.


The “Peanuts” gang made its first appearance on The Republic’s comics page.