Friday, October 15, 2021

1897 - HIT A LIVE WIRE

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (York)

1954 - Hurricane Hazel
Hazel was first spotted east of the Windward Islands on October 5. It moved through the islands later that day as a hurricane, then it moved westward over the southern Caribbean Sea through October... Read MORE...

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October 15, 1954
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1839 - AWFUL CONFLAGRATION !! DESTRUCTION OF MORE THAN 47 BUILDINGS, AND A GREATER LOSS OF PROPERTY THAN HAS FALLEN UPON PHILADELPHIA BY A SIMILAR CALAMITY FOR MANY YEARS - WITH LOSS OF LIFE.
From the Philadelphia Ledger of October 5.

One of the most disastrous conflagrations that ever occurred in Philadelphia, broke out about half past ten o'clock last night, and raged with... Read MORE...

Star and Republican Banner -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  October 15, 1839
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Durham, North Carolina, USA

1897 - BIG FIRE IN DURHAM.
News of a big fire in Durham reached Statesville yesterday. It is said the fire originated in a leaf tobacco warehouse and the report was that 20 tobacco factories and warehouses, 15 dwellings and 8... Read MORE...

The Landmark Statesville -  Statesville, North Carolina -  October 15, 1897
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Clear Tomato Soup - Add a pint of water to a quart of stewed tomatoes. Add a slice of onion, ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Eastport, Maine, USA

1886 - A MAINE TOWN IN FLAMES. THE DISASTROUS FIRE THAT SWEPT THROUGH EASTPORT.
PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 14. - The most disastrous fire that ever visited Eastport laid waste to-day a large portion of the town. The fire caught among the sardine factories, of which there are eight... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 15, 1886
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Key West, Florida, USA

1909 - KEY WEST IN RUINS. Hurricane Which Struck Coast Of Florida Causes Loss Of Millions.
Great Damage Also Done at Havana and Over Island of Cuba by One of the Worst Storms Since the Disastrous Blow of 1906.

Key West, Fla. - As a result of the hurricane which struck the southern coast ... Read MORE...

The Carbon County News -  Price, Utah -  October 15, 1909
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Medford, Massachusetts, USA

1897 - SERIOUS RUNAWAY.
Two Daughters of Col. Hallowell Escape With Slight Injuries.
There was a serious runaway accident on the new Mystic Valley Parkway in West Medford at 3:15 o'clock Thursday afternoon, and as a result ... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  October 15, 1897
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - THREE KILLED BY BURSTING MORTAR.
EIGHT OTHER SOLDIERS, THREE OF WHOM MAY DIE, BADLY INJURED DURING TARGET PRACTICE AT FORT BANKS, IN MASSACHUSETTS.

Boston, Oct. 15. - Three men of the Eighty-ninth Regular Coast Artillery were... Read MORE...

The Evening World  -  New York -  October 15, 1904
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
Milford, Massachusetts, USA

1897 - HIT A LIVE WIRE.
Milford, Mass., Oct. 14. - Albert J. Cook, a carpenter of this place, sustained injuries which it is feared will prove fatal, as the result of having come in contact with a live electric feed wife at ... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  October 15, 1897
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1883  October 15 – The Supreme Court of the United States declares part of the Civil Rights Act of 1875 to be unconstitutional, allowing individuals and corporations to discriminate based on race.

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1939  October 15 – The New York Municipal Airport (later renamed La Guardia Airport) is dedicated.

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 America - Did you know? Los Angeles is not as “tall” as other large cities and sprawls for miles. One reason is that before ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec, Canada, is the only town in the world with two exclamation points ...Read MORE...



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