Good News in History, June 10 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 10 – Good News Network

85 years ago today, Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in Akron, Ohio, by Bill Wilson—who, the previous day, drank his last drink. He co-founded it with Dr. Bill Smith who helped form AA’s Twelve Step program of spiritual and character development to enable its members to “stay sober and help other … Read more

Good News on this Day in History – May 25

Good News on this Day in History – May 25

85 years ago today, a black college athlete at Ohio State University set three world records and tied another in “the greatest 45 minutes ever in sports.” At the Big Ten Track and Field Championships in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Jesse Owens ran and jumped into track and field immortality by … Read more

Good News on This Day in History – May 16

Good News on This Day in History – May 16

Happy 65th Birthday to Debra Winger, the Oscar-winning actress who was born in Ohio to a Jewish meat packer. Her performances in three films—An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, and Shadowlands—earned her 3 Best Actress Academy Award nominations. Over 20 years she also starred in Urban Cowboy, Legal … Read more