The record-breaking heat that’s recently affected much of the country has resulted in soaring utility bills — and that may not be the only way it hits your wallet.
An investigation into the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has revealed that legendary head coach Joe Paterno and other university leaders “repeatedly concealed critical facts” that could have stopped the abuse long before it was made public.
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1925 – A high school science teacher named John T. Scopes, accused of teaching evolution in violation of Tennessee law, is prosecuted in what would come to be known as the Scopes Monkey Trial (More info)
1966 – The Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., holds a rally at Soldier Field (More info)