The 10 Biggest News Stories In New Jersey History

For better or worse, big things have happened in New Jersey. As a history buff, I love learning about the headlines of the past. Today, I’m bringing you some of the biggest news stories in Garden State History. They are listed in date order, beginning with the most recent.

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Of course, many other major events happened in New Jersey. In 1998, the Toms River East Little League team won the Little League World Series and in 1978, New Jersey scientists won the Nobel Prize for finding the echo of the Big Bang. Even still, that’s just that start. What New Jersey-related news stories do you remember most?