Tuesday, August 9, 2022

1700's - A Baby's Adventure

Covington, Kentucky, USA

1917 - Joe Catching Killed At Covington
Mr. Joe Catching, son of Mr. J. F. Catching of this county, who held a position as yard switchman at Covington, was caught between two cars and crushed to death Saturday night about 7 o'clock.

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The London Sentinel -  London, Kentucky -  August 9, 1917
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Globe Corset Company, Worcester, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).
Another Atomic Bomb Dropped on Enemy City
Important Kyushu City of Nagasaki Struck With 'Good Results'; Other B29s Leave Four Major Targets Afire

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The Post-Register -  Idaho Falls, Idaho -  August 9, 1945
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1842 - August 9 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.
Webster–Ashburton Treaty, (1842), treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain establishing the northeastern boundary of the U.S. and providing for Anglo–U.S. cooperation in the suppression of the... Read MORE...

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August 9, 1842
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

1922 - Annual Farmers' Week at Fayetteville, Ark.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 8. - The fourth annual Farmers' week will be held at the college of agriculture, University of Arkansas, at Fayetteville, August 15-18, inclusive. An interesting program has... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Missouri -  August 9, 1922
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

To stuff and roast a Turkey or Fowl.

One pound soft wheat bread, three ounces beef suet, three...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
Brunswick, Maine, USA

1700's - A Baby's Adventure
In the year 1819,died in the town of Greene, Me., an old man named Thomas, who had a thrilling wolf-story of his own to tell, though the experience was too early for his memory, he being at the time... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 9, 1879
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Strathmore Deckle Edge Writing Paper

Mittineague Paper Company, Mittineague, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

Visit West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA!

Superior, Wisconsin, USA

1913 - Train Wreck
Superior - Indignant over the ore car collision in which three persons were killed and several injured, 250 dock workers struck. The accident is blamed to careless switching. The known dead: Nick... Read MORE...

The Stevens Point Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  August 9, 1913
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Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA (Point Judith)

1921 - ARMED AIRPLANE SHOWERS BULLETS ON NARRAGANSETT - Unknown Craft Seriously Wounds Girl and Damages Launch
Providence, R. I., August 9. - Army officers, urged on by civil authorities, sought today for an armed airplane which yesterday sprayed Narragansett Bay with machine gun bullets, wounding a girl... Read MORE...

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader -  Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania -  August 9, 1921
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

NEATNESS AND ORDER

Wealth and abundant service does not always bring this. A neat, orderly house ...Read MORE...



Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA

1895 - COLLIDED IN THE FOG. TWO TRAINS MET AND WERE SMASHED ON AN EASTERN ROAD. PASSENGER AND FREIGHT COACHES DEMOLISHED AND SEVERAL TRAINMEN KILLED.
Plymouth, N.H., Aug. 8. - One of the worst collisions that ever occurred on the White Mountain division of the Boston and Maine Railroad took place one mile south of here at 5:40 o'clock this... Read MORE...

San Francisco Call -  San Francisco, California -  August 9, 1895
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1944  August 9 – The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time.

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1831  August 9 - 1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY)

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Visit Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange)!

 America - Did you know? May 2, 1803 - Louisiana Purchase: United States agrees to pay France $15 million for the Louisiana...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Christmas Eve with its atmosphere of wonder offers infinite possibilities to people’s imagination....Read MORE...



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Visit West Hartford, Connecticut, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Congregational Church

When Baby is About to Walk
Procure a pair of ANKLE SUPPORTERS

R. H. Golden
South Norwalk, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

Visit Norwalk, Connecticut, USA!

Died August 9

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