Tuesday, December 11, 2018

1884 - A Woman Returns to Life While on a Dissecting Table.

Charleston, West Virginia, USA

1874 - FIRES.
Destructive Fire at Charleston, West Va.
Special Dispatch to the Enquirer.
CHARLESTON, WEST VA., December 11. — A fire occurred tonight in Gebhart’s building, on the south side of Kanawha street, opposite the Court-house, destroying all the buildings on both sides of Kanawha street, from Court to Alderson streets, including the St. Alberts Hotel, Kyle’s liquor saloon, Lowenstein’s saddlery,... Read MORE...

Cincinnati Daily Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  December 11, 1874
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Egremont, Massachusetts, USA

1884 - A Woman Returns to Life While on a Dissecting Table.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec 10. - A strange story has come from Egremont, among the Berkshire hills, near the New-York line. The town and the surrounding villages are in great excitement. The story runs that Estelle Newman, about 30 years old, died in Egremont in 1878, and, after the funeral service in the little Methodist church was buried in the town cemetery and forgotten. The sensation comes... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 11, 1884
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Brewer, Maine, USA

1890 - A FATAL FALL. One man killed and Several Injured Wednesday Morning
A fatal accident occurred yesterday morning at the ice house of the American Ice Company, and was the principal subject of inquiry yesterday on the street. A large addition is being built at the ice house, and a force of twenty-six men has been employed there. They were engaged yesterday morning in placing the trusses in position at the roof, and five of them were at work upon a staging, which... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  December 11, 1890
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Birmingham, Alabama, USA

1925 - 48 DEAD TAKEN FROM SHAFT OF ALABAMA MINE. FIVE ADDITIONAL BODIES BELIEVED IN OVERTON PLANT NO. 2 FOLLOWING EXPLOSION. MULE'S TAIL SAVES NEGRO. WORKER BLINDED BY FLASH GRABS APPENDAGE AND IS DRAGGED TO OPEN.
Birmingham, Ala., Dec. 11. - Twenty-six bodies were brought up from the recesses of the Overton mine No. 2 this morning, bringing the total removed to 48. Mine officials and rescue workers believe that five bodies still remain in the mine, and have abandoned all hope that the remainder of the men would be found alive.

Mine officials expressed the belief that the total death list would not... Read MORE...

Charleston Daily Mail -  Charleston, West Virginia -  December 11, 1925
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1941  December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

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America - Did you know? 1831 - Nat Turner, an enslaved African American preacher, leads the most significant slave uprising in American history. He and his band of about 80 followers launch a bloody, day-long rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia. The militia quells the rebellion, and Turner is eventually hanged. As a consequence, Virginia institutes much stricter slave laws.

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Quebec - Did you know? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church cemetery. After a period of time, if donations stop coming from the family, the stone is removed to make room for a new burial. This is why you will almost never see a headstone older than 100 years in Qu├ębec, unless it was from a non-catholic denomination.

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