1943- A French Air Force aerial gunnery student is killed while training at Tyndall Field. The Frenchman was killed when the plane he was in went down about five miles off of Beacon Hill during an exercise.

1953- The first 3D movie, “House of Wax,” to be played at the Port Theatre is announced.

1968- Construction begins on new high schools in both Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka.

1977- The Stone home on the corner of Highway 98 and Fifth Street is torn down.

1991- Edward Benjamin Mobley, of Lake Wales, was struck and killed by lightning while boating on St. Joseph Bay. Modely had retired just a few days prior to the event.