It’s July 29, the 210th day of the year; 155 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 75 at the Chicago shore, 72 at the Chicago crib and 70 at the Wilmette buoy.


Run for Walk at Northwestern, 7:30 a.m.

Downtown Evanston and Main-Dempster Mile sidewalk sales continue.

Last day to see “Topdog/Underdog” at Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, 3 p.m.

Shakespeare on the Ridge: “Merry Wives of Windsor,” Ridgeville Park District, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 12

In History:

1588 Spanish Armada defeated

1909 General Motors buys Cadillac

1958 Congress creates NASA

1965 101st Airborne Division arrives in Vietnam

1967 The Doors score their first #1 hit with “Light My Fire”

1996 Carl Lewis wins fourth consecutive long jump at 35