The date was September 20th, 1998. The place was Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. The New York Yankees were in town to visit the home town Orioles, and Cal Ripken decided to do something he hadn't done since May 29th, 1982.
It was a 90 minute flight, uneventful, just like thousands of others today, but when JetBlue Airlines Flight 387 touched down earlier today, it was the first time in more that half a century that a direct commercial flight originating in the United States touched down in the island nation of Cuba.
To some it was an aging, deteriorating building whose condition had made it unsafe to be occupied. To others, especially members of the Calvary Tabernacle Church, it was home, and had been for the past 79 years.