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Today in Newsday history: February 12, 1963
Fifty years before today's news of controversial nuclear tests in North Korea, Newsday's Feb. 12, 1963 front page headline read: JFK URGES NEW TEST BAN EFFORT.
A few months later President Kennedy signed the Partial Test Ban Treaty, which banned nuclear testing in the atmosphere and underwater. The Soviet Union and Great Britain also signed on.
On an entirely different note...