MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 27 May 2019 07:01:30 +0000 Today in History for January 18th http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/42365b145d6942a483fd39c3540e6561 Highlights of Today in History: Soviet Union breaks WWII Leningrad siege; Robert F. Scott reaches South Pole; Boston Strangler suspect Albert de Salvo convicted. (Jan. 18) 42365b145d6942a483fd39c3540e6561 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:59:22 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLY STORYLINE: JANUARY 18TH, 1943DURING WORLD WAR TWO, THE SOVIET UNION SAYS IT'S BROKEN THE LONG NAZI SIEGE OF LENINGRAD. BUT ANOTHER YEAR PASSES BEFORE THE SIEGE IS FINALLY LIFTED IN THE CITY NOW KNOWN AS ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA.1912. BRITISH EXPLORER ROBERT F. SCOTT AND HIS EXPEDITION REACH THE SOUTH POLE, AIMING TO BE THE FIRST TO EVER ARRIVE THERE.BUT THEY DISCOVER NORWEGIAN EXPLORER ROALD AMUNDSEN AND HIS GROUP BEAT THEM TO THE POLL BY MORE THAN A MONTH. SCOTT AND HIS PARTY PERISHED DURING A DIFFICULT RETURN TRIP.1967, ALBERT DE SALVO, THE MAN CLAIMING TO BE THE BOSTON STRANGER SERIAL KILLER, IS CONVICTED OF ARMED ROBBERY, ASSAULT, AND SEX OFFENSES. SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, DE SALVO IS KILLED BY A FELLOW INMATE BEHIND BARS MORE THAN SIX YEARS LATER.AND 1936, RUDYARD KIPLING, THE BRITISH AUTHOR AND POET WHOSE WORKS INCLUDE THE JUNGLE BOOK AND GUNGA DIN, DIES AT AGE 70. TODAY IN HISTORY. JANUARY 18TH. CAMILLE BOHANAN. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. =========================================================== Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of Today in History: Soviet Union breaks WWII Leningrad siege; Robert F. Scott reaches South Pole; Boston Strangler suspect Albert de Salvo convicted. (Jan. 18) Today in History for January 18th