Today in History

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2022. There are 73 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 19, 2001, U.S. special forces began operations on the ground in Afghanistan, opening a significant new phase of the assault against the Taliban and al-Qaida.On this date:In 1781, British troops under Gen. Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, Virginia, as the American . . .