Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1968

“It appears the administration policy on Vietnam may have lost another supporter tonight,” David C. Hoch told an audience of about 100 at Keene State College last night. Hoch, who won the Democratic nomination for Congress in the Second District, was making his first appearance in Keene since the primary election.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Hubert Humphrey, declaring it was a risk for peace he felt worth taking, Monday pledged if elected to halt the bombing of North Vietnam — contingent on Hanoi’s willingness to restore the Demililitarized Zone. The Democratic candidate for president made the remarks in an addressed televised live from Salt Lake City.

Friday, Oct. 1, 1993

KILLARI, India — Funeral pyres flickered around dozens of villages today in southwestern India, where a violent earthquake killed more than 20,000 people, many of them crushed by collapsing roofs as they slept. Rain hampered efforts to claw through the rubble overnight in a search for survivors.