70 Years Ago—Oct. 8, 1940: British reopen Burma Road to transport US Lend-Lease supplies to China. First Red Cross reserve nurse joins active duty with US Army Nurse Corps.
65 Years Ago—Oct. 8, 1945: Nazi Rudolf Hess (who stole plane May 10, 1941 and flew to Scotland in unauthorized attempt to encourage British to seek peace) flown from England for Nuremburg Trials.