Thursday, June 8, 2017

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 9

Greenerpasture Daily News - June 9
Olean, New York, USA

1883 - Fire in Olean
OLEAN, N. Y., June 8 - The United Pipe Line tank 1,477, with a capacity of 85,000 barrels, was struck by lightning. While the employes were engaged in shooting balls from a cannon into the burning tank, a ball passed through the house of William Foggarty, eighty feet distant.

Mrs. John Bishop was seriously injured by flying splinters. The ball, after passing through the house, struck another... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  June 9, 1883

Washington, DC, USA

1893 - TERRIBLE. Eighty Persons Killed by a Falling Building.
Ford's Theatre in Washington Collapsed Carrying Over 400 People into the Wreck-The Place Condemned Nearly 30 Years Ago-It was Used as Record Division of the War Department.

WASHINGTON, June 9. (Special).- The old Ford's theatre where Lincoln was assassinated, this morning, at 9.30, fell with a crash that startled the entire city.

The building has of late years been used as Record Division... Read MORE...

The Evening Democrat -  Warren, Pennsylvania -  June 9, 1893

Flint, Michigan, USA

Coaches of Flier Bound for Chicago Ditched in Michigan.

FLINT, Mich., June 8. - A fast through train on the Grand Trunk Railroad bound for Chicago from the East was wrecked this afternoon about ten miles east of here near Davison by spreading rails, three coaches being ditched.

Mrs. Cora Waltrous of Roxbury, Mass., was, it is thought, fatally injured and ten others were less seriously hurt. ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 9, 1905

Hackensack, New Jersey, USA

1909  June 9 - Alice Huyler Ramsey, a 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the United States.

With three female companions, none of whom could drive a car, in fifty-nine days she drove a Maxwell automobile the 3,800 miles from Manhattan, New York, to San Francisco, California.
June 9, 1909

1772  1st naval attack of Revolutionary War takes place in Providence, RI

1856  June 9 - 500 Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts.

1955  June 9 - 100°F - Hottest day in Seattle Washington

1972  June 9 - 14" of rain in 6 hrs burst Rapid City SD dam, drowns 237

1975  June 9 - Fire in prison hospital kills 10 prisoners & 1 guard (Sanford Fla)

Born June 9


Died June 9


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