Saturday, July 13, 2019

1891 - ROOF COLLAPSED. FIFTY WORKMEN BURIED IN THE DEBRIS. THE ACCIDENT IN CHICAGO.


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Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)

1875 - Fatal Accident at Beloeil, P. Q.
MONTREAL, P.Q. - July 12. - Yesterday afternoon, a carriage containing Mrs. Bernard, of Beloeil, her two daughters and a son and two neighbors, was run into by a special train near the Beloeil... Read MORE...

Daily Inter Ocean -  Illinois -  July 13, 1875
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1891 - ROOF COLLAPSED. FIFTY WORKMEN BURIED IN THE DEBRIS. THE ACCIDENT IN CHICAGO.
FORTUNATELY NO ONE WAS KILLED, THOUGH A NUMBER WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED, AND IT IS FEARED ONE OF THEM MAY DIE - LIST OF THE VICTIMS.

Chicago, July 13. - While fifty workmen were engaged in tearing... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  July 13, 1891
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Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA

1895 - THE DEADLY CYCLONE. The City of Baxter Springs Laid Waste By a Twister Yesterday. SIX PERSONS INSTANTLY KILLED.
Several Others Fatally Injured and Scores Maimed and Crippled - Everything in the Path of the Storm Leveled to the Ground

Baxter Springs, Kan., July 6. - Baxter Springs is in ruins. Five people... Read MORE...

Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  July 13, 1895
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cheese - Put three pints of milk to a half pint of cream, warm and put in a little...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882
Putnam, Connecticut, USA

1899 - Distracted Mother
Mrs. Chauncey Talbot of Putnam, Conn, Drowns Herself and Two-Year Old Boy.

Putnam, Conn., July 12 - Mrs Chauncey Talbot, aged 23 years, the wife of a well-known business man of this place, drowned ... Read MORE...

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Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  July 13, 1899
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The Pease Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Ponoka, Alberta, Canada

1911 - ORANGE SPECIAL WRECKED SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
Edmonton, July 13. - Over a score of excursionists, who had gone from this city and Strathcona to Red Deer for the Orangemen's celebration, were injured last evening when the Edmonton special on the... Read MORE...

The Lethbridge Daily Herald -  Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada -  July 13, 1911
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

1912 - TORNADO
Grand Rapids, Mich, July 13. - Grand Rapids was hit early today by a cyclone that injured forty or more persons and did thousands of dollars worth of damage. The storm entered the city from the... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  July 13, 1912
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Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

1912 - CROWD IN PANIC WHEN CIRCUS TENT FALLS - YANKEE ROBINSON CIRCUS TENT BLOWN DOWN IN STORM AT CHEYENNE, WYO. - THIRTY SPECTATORS ARE HURT
Over 1,500 People Pinned Beneath the Tent and Panic Ensues - Physicians Say None of the Injured Will Die From Their Hurts

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Cheyenne, Wyo., July 14 - The doctors today say that... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Daily News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  July 13, 1912
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1912 - Three Dead in Storm
Minneapolis, Minn., July 13. - Three persons are dead and thirteen injured and a property loss of $100,000 was caused by one of the most severe storms in years which raged over Hennepin and Ramsey... Read MORE...

Daily Commonwealth -  Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin -  July 13, 1912
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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1912 - HAIR IN BLAZE
Hagerstown - Mrs. Benj. Lewis had a narrow escape from being seriously burned at her home. She struck a match to light an oil stove and the head of the match flew off lodging in her hair. In an... Read MORE...

Adams County News -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  July 13, 1912
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Grafton, Massachusetts, USA

1950 - LIGHTNING KILLS MAN AT GRAFTON.
Worcester, Mass., July 13 (AP) - Lightning killed one man and found its mark on at least five structures in a brief but severe electrical storm that struck Western Massachusetts last night.

The... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  July 13, 1950
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Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

1978 - Policeman Tells Cover-Up Story
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Policeman John L. Lee's tale of how he was wounded touched off a widespread search for a motorcyclist and his gun-slinging blonde companion, who Lee said shot him. Now Lee... Read MORE...

Indiana Evening Gazette -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  July 13, 1978
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1863  July 13 – American Civil War – New York Draft Riots: In New York City, opponents of conscription begin 3 days of violent rioting, which will be regarded as the worst in the history of the United States.

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1878  The ancient tower of Aspermont, in Switzerland, which crowned a mass of high rocks, and which had withstood the tempest of ages, fell lately with a tremendous crash.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1923  July 13 - The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

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1930  July 13 – The first FIFA World Cup starts: Lucien Laurent scores the first goal, for France against Mexico.

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1977  July 13 - Lightning struck a key electrical transmission line in Westchester County of southeastern New York State plunging New York City into darkness.

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America - Did you know? In 1811, Chief Tecumseh met with Creek Indian leaders in Tuckabatchee, Alabama, and tried to...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


Quebec - Did you know? 1840s - As American factories in New England offered good jobs, thousands of French Canadians...Read MORE...



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The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
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