Today in History: January 5th

2003: British police arrest six suspects in London under suspicion of manufacturing ricin for use in an intended terrorist attack on the London Underground. See also A Ticket to Ride (Planning for Security and Safety)9/11

1972: American President Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program.  See also Canada in Space

1957: In a speech to the United States Congress, President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the establishment of a set of policies later to be called the Eisenhower Doctrine. Buy Political Conventions