Friday, August 16, 2019

1879 - Thieves in Men's Clothing

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1879 - Thieves in Men's Clothing
Two women were caught in men's clothes stealing rare plants from a conservatory at Pittsfield, Mass.; and a visit by officer to their home, a few miles from town, revealed the fact that it was filled ... Read MORE...

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Kalamazoo Gazette -  Michigan -  August 16, 1879
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Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)

1936 - 2 PROBES BEGIN IN DEATHS OF 22. WITNESSES STATE DRIVER OF TRUCK CARRYING 43 FAILED TO HEED WARNINGS.
By The Associated Press.

Louiseville, Quebec, Aug. 15 - Two investigators were ordered tonight into the grade crossing accident here early today that killed 22 persons and injured 12 others, six... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Times -  Portsmouth, Ohio -  August 16, 1936
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Reno, Nevada, USA

1948 - RENO EXPLOSION KILLS 5, INJURES 137 - PANIC AMONG ONLOOKERS INCREASES TOLL.
Reno, Aug. 16. (AP) - Fire, a shattering explosion and panic among several hundred spectators left a toll of five dead, one missing and 137 injured in Reno's worst tragedy in its history.

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The Abilene Reporter-News -  Abilene, Texas -  August 16, 1948
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

1951 - BATON ROUGE BLAST WRECKS 3 GAS TANKS. TWO KILLED, 10 INJURED IN GREAT EXPLOSION AT STANDARD OIL.
Baton Rouge, La. - (U.P.) - A thunderous gasoline explosion killed two men and injured 10 and wrecked three 37,000 gallon tanks and two distillate treating units at Standard Oil of New Jersey's North ... Read MORE...

The Anniston Star -  Alabama -  August 16, 1951
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
1890  One man in Robbinston, Me., has 3,000 little chickens with quarters in 800 barrels. People go miles to see the sight.


The Topeka Daily Capital
Topeka, Kansas

1977  Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA



America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Women wore shirts and skirts made of linen, cotton and hemp. Men wore knee breeches (pants that...Read MORE...



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Visit Randolph, Vermont, USA!

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Churches & training School, Randolph Center, Vt.

1880s
Pillsbury Flour
Minneapolis
Died August 16

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