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Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Globe Publishes First Edition

On this day in 1872, a brand-new newspaper hit the streets of Boston. Costing four cents, the Globe had twice the number of pages as most competitors for the same price. But even at a bargain price, the "semi-literary" paper with reports on Sunday church sermons, art exhibits, and new books attracted few readers. Within a year, only...
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