Saturday, April 22, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - April 22

St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1868  ST. PAUL. Disastrous Fire

St. Paul, Minn., April 21 Early this morning the McKibben Block, a four-story stone building, together with Mrs. Johnson's brick boarding-house and three frame buildings burned down. The origin of the fire is unknown. Loss, $105.00; insurance $40,000.

Morning Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  April 22, 1868
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1880 - DESTRUCTION AND DEATH - A FRESH HORROR FURNISHED IN NEW YORK CITY.
FALL OF THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN - THE BUILDING FILLED WITH PEOPLE IN AID OF A CHARITY - SEVERAL PERSONS KILLED AND MANY MORE INJURED.

New York, April 21. - An accident of a fatal character and which caused intense excitement, occurred at the Madison Square Garden tonight. The Hahnemann Hospital fair, which opened a week ago, was in progress, and there were about 800 people in the building.... Read MORE...

Daily Globe -  St. Paul, Minnesota -  April 22, 1880
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1910 - Mark Twain World's Greatest Humorist Passes Into The Great Beyond
End of Brilliant Career Came Peacefully - Biographical Sketch.

By Associated Press.
Redding, Conn., April 22. - Samuel Langhorn Clemens, (Mark Twain), died painlessly at 6:30 o'clock last night of angina pectoris. He lapsed into a coma at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon and never recovered consciousness. It was the end of a man out-worn by grief and acute agony of body.

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The Charlotte News -  Charlotte, North Carolina -  April 22, 1910
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1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was not addressed in politics or by the media, so he created the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970. An estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities that day. It was a truly astonishing grassroots explosion, leading eventually to national legislation such as the Clean Air Act and the... Read MORE...

www.americaslibrary.gov
April 22, 1970
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1889  April 22 – At high noon in Oklahoma Territory, thousands rush to claim land in the Land Run of 1889. Within hours the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie are formed, with populations of at least 10,000.

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1895  A farmer near Kemptville, Ont., killed a lynx that weighed 1000 pounds.


The San Francisco Call
San Francisco, California

Born April 22

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Died April 22

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