20 YEARS AGO
A Cuban exile paramilitary group claimed it attacked a Cuban hotel. The Cuban government protested to the U.S. Department of State that a high-speed boat had fired rifle shots at a Varadero Beach hotel.
The Salt Run Bridge on North Roosevelt Boulevard was finally opened to four-lane traffic following construction that had begun in June 1991.
A federal grant funded a mini-computer so Key West Police dispatchers could run real-time computer searches.
50 YEARS AGO
Key West High School Senior Belinda Berman was named editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, "The Snapper."
Three employees of the Florida Keys Aqueduct Commission received "supplemental paychecks" signed by the former manager of the commission.
The Nautical Wheelers square dancing group were the stars of a dance held on the patio of the Gulf-Rest-by-the-Sea trailer park.