It’s Aug. 30, the 242nd day of the year; 123 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 75 at the Chicago shore, 66 at the Chicago crib and 67 at the Wilmette buoy.


Jalisco en Evanston comes to Evanston Township High School, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Ago (from

1146: European leaders outlaw crossbow, intending to end war for all time.

1928Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India.

1945: Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony.

1967: Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court justice.

2006: California Senate passes Global Warming Solutions Act