WBZ Archives: Fidel Castro Speaks at Harvard In 1959On April 25, 1959, Harvard University welcomed a young Cuban revolutionary named Fidel Castro, to give a speech in front of 5,000 students and Bostonians at the Harvard football stadium.
WBZ Archives: New Kids On The Block HysteriaGov. Dukakis declared April 24, 1989 New Kids On The Block Day in Massachusetts. WBZ's Joyce Kulhawik went the group's concert at Foxboro Stadium later that spring during the height of NKOTB mania.
WBZ Archives: New CokeCoca-Cola announced its famously failed "NEW COKE" on this date in 1985. WBZ-TV reported from the Coke bottling factory in Needham on this big change.
WBZ Archives: Rally To Keep Patriots In FoxboroOn this date in 1999, hundreds of diehard Patriots fans staged a rally at the State House to try and lobby legislators to oppose a move to Hartford and keep the Pats in Foxboro. WBZ-TV's Beth Germano had the story.
WBZ Archives: Commercials From 1979Take a look at the ads for defunct local retailers like Zayres, Bradlees, Jordan Marsh, Purity Supreme and more on WBZ-TV back in 1979.
WBZ Archives: The Eldia Shipwreck On Nauset BeachOn this date in 1984, WBZ-TV's Shelby Scott reported that tourists were flocking to the site of a massive shipwreck on Cape Cod. Freighter ship the Eldia got stuck on Nauset Beach during a nor'easter and thousands came to see the unreal site.