Thursday, January 10, 2019

1883 - January 10 - Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P T Barnum fame, escapes unhurt

Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - January 10 - The Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, collapses, killing 146 workers.
The collapse of Pemberton Mill has been deemed the worst industrial accident in Massachusetts history and one of the worst industrial disasters in American history. On January 10, 1860, the large... Read MORE...

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January 10, 1860
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1920 Ad for Geo. Gordon & Co., Limited
Manufactures of Red and White Pine Lumber
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1883 - January 10 - Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P T Barnum fame, escapes unhurt
The deadliest fire in Milwaukee history occurred at the Newhall House hotel on January 10, 1883 on the corner of Michigan Street and Broadway. Firemen who battled previous fires at the hotel, one of... Read MORE...

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - The Wreck at Sunbury
SUNBURY, Pa., January 9 - At 5:30 o'clock this evening, a rain and windstorm came up suddenly and blew over several of the stacks of the Sunbury saw mill. The mill is situated between the Reading and ... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 10, 1889
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South Bend, Indiana, USA

1896 - ODDFELLOWS' TEMPLE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
South Bend, Ind., Jan. 10. - Fire Wednesday night destroyed the Oddfellows temple and contents, causing a loss of $35,000. Other losses were as follows:
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Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  January 10, 1896
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1896 - HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING BURNED.
Michigan City, Ind., Jan. 10. - The city high school building was burned to the ground yesterday evening, fire being discovered a few minutes after school was dismissed. It gained so much headway... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  January 10, 1896
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of butter in the frying pan; when hot turn the whole in and bake in a very hot oven; to be served as soon as done.

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880

Hausman's Blue Pills
A Stimulant Diuretic
Trinidad, Colorado

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
1901  January 10 – In the first great Texas gusher, oil is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.

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1911  January 10 - 1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego

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1946  January 10 - Project Diana bounces radar waves off the Moon, measuring the exact distance between the Earth and the Moon, and proves that communication is possible between Earth and outer space, effectively opening the space age

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America - Did you know? June 18, 1812 - War of 1812: U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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Quebec - Did you know? Seigneuries in North America were granted to military officers, some were owned by the Catholic clergy and even by unions of local inhabitants. In 1663, half of the seigneuries of New France were managed by women. This situation came to be because a woman could inherit her husband"s property after his death.

Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
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Visit Farnham, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Romuald-de-Farnham)!

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


Yamaska River, Farnham, Que.

Bicycles and Watches Given Away
Do You Want One?
Royal Tea Co.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died January 10

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