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This Week in History for Oct. 24-30

By The Associated Press - | Oct 23, 2021
With Halloween approaching, an unusual sight was seen in the skies over Bowie, Md., Oct. 28, 1966. Close checking revealed that Marleen Luckman, 17, was playing the part of a witch riding a broomstick. She was caught in mid-air, leaping from a trampoline, on a double exposed film. (AP Photo/William A. Smith)
An unemployed man watches as his shack goes up in flames along the banks of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pa., in a section known as "The Jungle," Oct. 27, 1932. The men who live in these shacks undertook the burning after receiving vacate orders from park guards, and will now go to the Philadelphia Shelter for the Homeless to spend the winter. (AP Photo)
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, centre, places a crown upon his head during the Coronation ceremony in the Throne Room in Golestan Palace, in Tehran, Iran, Oct. 26, 1967. Empress Farah, left, and Crown Prince Ciro Ali, right, watch the Shah. (AP Photo)
Butch, an English bulldog, obviously would like to be a dispatch rider but can't join the active duty list, so his mistress enlisted him as a Marine sergeant, shown Oct 24, 1994. His owner, Mrs. S.L. Sauve, of New York, described him as "really sweet," but Butch looks tough enough to be a Marine. (AP Photo)


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