20 YEARS AGO
The commercial property located 800-804 White St. sold for a reported $375,000.
King Tom Luna and Queen Vicki Roush of Fantasy Fest 1992 made their first official appearance at Studio 227 on Thomas Street.
A.J. "Bookie" Henriquez, superintendent of Monroe County schools, was retiring after 24 years.
50 YEARS AGO
On the Cuban blockade, the USS Joseph P. Kennedy stopped and inspected a merchant ship on the way to Cuba and cleared it to continue its voyage.
NBC television's "Today Show" interviews showed the people of Key West were calm in the face of all the military action on the island.
Key West grocers reported there was no crisis food-buying, but a local gun dealer did report an increase in the sale of firearms.