Monday, February 12, 2018

Greenerpasture Daily News - 1930 - MEETS WITH PECULIAR ACCIDENT

Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

1880  Beet Sugar Company

A beet sugar company has been formed at Franklin, Mass., and the machinery is already ordered. The works will be nearly as extensive as those of the Maine Beet Sugar company. A paper called the Sugar Planter has been started at Franklin, devoted to the sugar interests of America. It is stated that there is talk of starting a factory in Aroostook county, Maine.

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New Hampshire Patriot -  New Hampshire -  February 12, 1880
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Rutland, Vermont, USA

1893 - SEVEN KILLED AND MANY INJURED. A DISASTROUS AND FATAL QUARRY ACCIDENT AT WEST RUTLAND.
RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 11. - One of the worst disasters in the history of marble quarrying occurred at West Rutland a little after 1 o'clock this afternoon in a quarry operated by the Vermont Marble Company, with which Senator Proctor is connected. A great mass or stone fell into the quarry, and seven men were instantly killed and a number of others injured. The victims were a gang at work at... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 12, 1893
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Wilmington, Delaware, USA

1907 - WHOLE FAMILY ASPHYXIATED. MAN, WIFE AND CHILD FOUND DEAD IN WILMINGTON, DEL.
Wilmington, Del., Feb. 12. - MICHAEL RYAN, aged 35 years; his wife, MAMIE, aged 25, and their infant, MARY A., aged 4 months, who lived at 233 Connell street, were asphyxiated by illuminating gas. Policeman BECK, who forced an entrance into the house found the victims lying on a bed in the second-story front room, all three cold and stiff in death. On the floor was a gas stove. It was still... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Pennsylvania -  February 12, 1907
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Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA

1930 - MEETS WITH PECULIAR ACCIDENT
Chief Electrician Alfred R. Ubanks, USN, for the past six months inspector of government at the Henchel Manufacturing Company, Amesbury, Mass., recently met with a peculiar accident and on the occasion of the celebration of his 42nd birthday. Returning from his woodshed with an arm full of wood logs for an open fire place he slipped on the ice covered pavement and fell to the ground. The sharp... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  February 12, 1930
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1892  It is stated that the Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company, of Worcester, Massachusetts, is making absolutely perfect diamond dies producing copper wire as fine as two one-thousandths of an inch, by a special process.


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1899 February 12, 1899 - The temperature dropped to 22 degrees below zero at Kansas City MO.

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1899 February 12, 1899 - The temperature at Camp Clarke NE plunged to 47 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state.

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1915  February 12 – In Washington, D.C., the first stone of the Lincoln Memorial is put into place.

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1973  February 12 – Ohio becomes the first U.S. state to post distance in metric on signs



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