Today in history for Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Today is Monday, Aug. 29, the 242nd day of 2016. There are 124 days left in the year. 1866 — 150 years ago: The mail on the Port Byron route has been restored and now runs as before the old contract expired. 1891 — 125 years ago: The music firm of Housel, Woodyatt and Co. announced its dissolution, with Mr. Housel retiring from business. Read more »