2009: John Yettaw M. Spencer Green Aug 9, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Ten years ago: U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., visiting Myanmar, was able to secure the release of John Yettaw, an American imprisoned for swimming to the home of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. M. Spencer Green Tags Wire Timegoggles As featured on +17 Highlights from history: August 15 Highlights from major events that happened around the world on this day in history. Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Most Popular Deere & Co. sues two former employees over trade secrets Everyone wants to know what's going on at the Rust Belt in East Moline. Now you can see for yourself Hungry Hobo football scoreboard Moline runs over Rocks in classic Body of man pulled from river View All Promotions promotion spotlight AP Which 'Peanuts' character are you? promotion spotlight AP What time period do you belong in?