It’s Aug. 8, the 220th day of the year; 145 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 77 at the Chicago shore, 74 at the Chicago crib and 73 at the Wilmette buoy.
Last night: Rain changed the plans for many National Night Out events but the community celebrated anyway.
1974: Nixon resigns
1988: Lights go on at Wrigley Field