Monday, December 10, 2018

1905 - GIRL SAVES THREE BOYS. They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

1869  December 10 – The Wyoming territorial legislature gives women the right to vote, the first such law in the world.

In 1869, Wyoming’s territorial legislature declared that “every woman of the age of twenty-one years, residing in this territory, may at every election…cast her vote.” Though Congress lobbied hard against it, Wyoming’s women kept their right to vote when the territory became a state in 1890.
December 10, 1869

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The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud Spanish empire was virtually dissolved as the United States took over much of Spain's overseas holdings. Puerto Rico and Guam were ceded to the United States, the Philippines were bought for $20 million, and Cuba became a U.S. protectorate. Philippine insurgents who fought against Spanish rule during the ... Read MORE...
December 10, 1898

New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 9. - After a terrible struggle that lasted fifteen minutes in water crested with broken ice, three brothers, Edmund, aged 19, Bennett, 14, and Joseph Moran, 12, of New Hartford, were saved from drawing in the Farmington River in that town late yesterday afternoon through Miss Margaret... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 10, 1905

North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

1927 - Auditors Find Deficit in North Grosvenordale Books
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, Dec. 9. - (By Associated Press.) An official report of the auditors, which has been awaited by townspeople for the past six weeks, was filed with the local board of selectmen yesterday, showing that former town treasurer and Clerk Dyer S. Elliot was short $11,605.94 in his accounts at the time of his resignation, a few weeks ago... George E. Whitney, member of the selectmen... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  December 10, 1927

1901  December 10 – The first Nobel Prize ceremony is held in Stockholm on the fifth anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death.

America - Did you know? July 4, 1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Quebec - Did you know? Tourtière is a traditional Quebecois meat pie. The filling varies from region to region, but it often involves minced pork, beef, or wild game.

Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec ( travel/ top-10/ foods-to-eat-in-quebec/)
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