Good Morning, Evanston

It’s July 23, the 204th day of the year; 161 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 68 at the Chicago shore, 61 at the Chicago crib and 69 at the Wilmette buoy.


City Council will vote on a motion to demolish the Harley Clarke mansion. Meeting begins at 7:15.

In history (from

1764: James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation.

1829: American William Austin Burt patents “typographer” (typewriter).

1851: Treaty of Traverse des Sioux signed by Sioux Indians and U.S.

1866: Cincinnati Baseball club (Red Stockings) forms.

1970: A ban on parades and public processions until January 1971 is announced by the Stormont government (North Ireland Parliament).

1995: Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered and becomes visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.