Saturday, June 10, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 10

Keene, New Hampshire, USA

1822 - Tavern Fire
Keene, (N. H.) June 1. FIRE. - The inhabitants of this village were alarmed on Monday night, about 11 o'clock by the flames bursting through the roof of the large three story Stage-Tavern-House, owned by E. Parker, Esq. and Mr. Timothy Hall, and occupied by Mr. George Sparhawk. Before a sufficient number of the citizens could be collected to work the principle engine, all expectation of saving... Read MORE...

American Mercury -  Hartford, Connecticut -  June 10, 1822
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Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1881 - A FAMOUS CITY IN FLAMES - MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED BUILDINGS BURNED IN QUEBEC.
THE OLD WALLED CITY AGAIN DEVASTATED BY FIRE - A TOTAL OF 657 HOUSES DESTROYED - THE LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1,500,000 - FIVE LIVES LOST AND SEVERAL PERSONS MISSING.

QUEBEC, June 9. - One of the most disastrous fires which this unfortunate city has been afflicted with broke out last night, and was only got under control at 6 o'clock this morning. The first alarm was from the corner of St. Olivier... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 10, 1881
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North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

1930 - SKIDDING MACHINE RESULTS IN DEATH OF FATHER LANDRY.
St. Thomas Aquinas’s Church Pastor Instantly Killed at Grosevenor Dale, Ct.

WOMAN IN HOSPITAL TWO CHILDREN UNHURT

Car Crashes Fence and Turns Over in Meadow as Cleric Loses Control on Slippery Pavement.

Rev. Adelard Landry, for the past 22 years pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas’s church on Waverly street, was instantly killed in an automobile accident at Grosevenor{sic} Dale, Ct., yesterday... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  June 10, 1930
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (Greendale) (Quinsigamond Village) (Tatnuck) (Vernon Hill)

1953 - 80 DEAD AND 700 INJURED IN WORCESTER TORNADO.
THOUSANDS OF HOMES WRECKED; PROPERTY LOSS IN MILLIONS.

"MINOR" TWISTER HITS FRANKLIN AND WRENTHAM SECTOR; EXETER, N. H. SLAMMED.

Worcester, June 10 (UP) - New England's worst tornadoes in history left thousands shocked and homeless today, damage in the millions of dollars and a steadily rising death toll.

The death toll climbed to 80 with 71 identified. Six unidentified bodies were at a... Read MORE...

The Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  June 10, 1953
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1956 - JET HITS HOMES; 6 DIE.
Minneapolis (INS) - Six persons, including four children, were killed Saturday when a Navy jet plane crashed in flames and ploughed through six homes near Minneapolis.

Eleven children were hospitalized with injuries.

A man and his wife and two of their three sons were among the dead. The other son was away on a fishing trip.

A girl in a neighboring home was killed as she lay on a couch.... Read MORE...

Mansfield News Journal -  Ohio -  June 10, 1956
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1610  June 10 - 1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island

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1652  In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America

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1793  June 10 - Washington replaced Philadelphia as US capital

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1822  Fall
In Marlow, 28th ult. Mr. JONATHAN HUNTLEY, 33, his death was occasioned by a fall from a frame while raising it.

New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette
Keene, New Hampshire

1935  June 10 – Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio by William G. Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith.

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1957  June 10 - A dust devil at North Yarmouth, ME, lifted a 600 to 1000 pound chicken shelter into the air and carried it 25 feet. It landed upright with only slight damage. It is unknown whether any eggs were scrambled.

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