The World Forum Sept 26, 2018

aaaahhhh Wednesday. Finally the ugly sister, Tuesday, has been put to rest…

And on this day in 1983;

In the USSR Stanislav Petrov disobeys procedures and ignores electronic alarms indicating five incoming nuclear missiles, believing the US would launch more than five if it wanted to start a war. His decision prevented a retaliatory attack that would have begun a nuclear war between the superpowers.