50 years ago
The U.S. Air Force made available $2.1 million for construction of aircraft support facilities at the Naval Air Station.
His Eminence Francis Cardinal Spellman, military vicar of the Catholic Armed Forces of the United States, was in Key West.
The Key West sanitary sewer system was reported to have 25 "good sized" leaks in different parts of the city and the holes needed repairs before the rainy season started.
Captain Roy Potter of the charterboat Rusty caught a sailfish without using a hook. He was using a feather lure as a teaser when a sailfish became entangled in the nylon threads and after a lengthy battle landed the fish.