July 3, 1965: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens
The zoo wanted to bring animals and visitors as close as possible.
April 25, 2019 1:00 am
May 27, 1968: Fort Wayne Army Reserve Unit 890 Transportation Co. departs Baer Field
The Fort Wayne Army Reserve Unit 890 Transportation Co. was called to active duty during the Vietnam War. The men departed from Baer Field on May 27, 1968. About 150 men took part ...
April 23, 2019 1:00 am
May 4, 1970: Fixing flagpole atop Lincoln Tower
This unnamed maintenance man climbed to the top of Lincoln Tower's flagpole on May 4, 1970, to replace the pulley.
April 18, 2019 10:00 am
Early 1900s: Journal Gazette Picture Pages
The Journal Gazette has a staff of photographers that hits the streets every day to take pictures of breaking news, local milestones and community events – and plenty of pets ...
April 11, 2019 10:30 am
Sept. 15, 1955: Charlton Heston visits city
Actor Charlton Heston visited Fort Wayne in September 1955 for several personal appearances at showings of his new movie, "The Private War of Major Benson," which was showing at Em ...
April 4, 2019 10:30 am