Tuesday, January 22, 2019

1896 - LIVES LOST IN RAGING FLAMES. THREE MEN SACRIFICED BY A DANGEROUS EXPERIMENT WITH GAS.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1673 - January 22 - Postal service between New York & Boston inaugurated
"In 1673, Governor Francis Lovelace of New York set up a monthly post between New York and Boston. The service was short-lived, but the post rider’s trail became known as the Old Boston Post Road,... Read MORE...

about.usps.com
January 22, 1673
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Strathmore Deckle Edge Writing Paper

Mittineague Paper Company, Mittineague, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898
Greenfield, New York, USA

1869 - A Triple Wedding
In the north part of Saratoga county, Greenfield, N. Y., and in the last part of the old year, there was a trio of weddings in one house at the same time, on which occasion and old lady and her two... Read MORE...

Reading Times -  Reading, Pennsylvania -  January 22, 1869
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Hudson, New York, USA

1870 - A Hudson, N.Y., paper holds out an inducement to the young men of that town to enlist in the temperance ranks as follows:
The handsomest girl in the village belongs to the Sons of Temperance. As she intends to have a member of the Order for a husband, and she has not yet made her choice, here is a fine opportunity for... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 22, 1870
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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1889 - AN OPERA HOUSE BURNED. ST. PAUL LOSES ITS CHIEF PLACE OF AMUSEMENT - LOSS $200,000.
St. Paul, Jan. 21. - At 7 o'clock this morning fire broke out in the coat room of the Grand Opera House. The place caught fire during the absence of the caretaker at breakfast. The Grand Opera House... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 22, 1889
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1890 - COLLISION OF TRAINS. ONE MAN INSTANTLY KILLED AND OTHERS SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Omaha, Jan. 22. - There was a collision of trains on the Belt Line division of the Missouri Pacific, within the city limits.

WILLIAM BOYLE, a local Democratic politician, was killed instantly.
J. ... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  January 22, 1890
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
New Haven, Connecticut, USA

1896 - LIVES LOST IN RAGING FLAMES. THREE MEN SACRIFICED BY A DANGEROUS EXPERIMENT WITH GAS.
TWO EXPLOSIONS ENSUE.

ONE WORKMAN KILLED INSTANTLY AND TWO SUBSEQUENTLY PERISH IN THE FIRE.

MUCH PROPERTY DAMAGE.

New Haven, Conn., Jan. 21. -- The building on Crown Street, opposite Orange, ... Read MORE...

San Francisco Call -  San Francisco, California -  January 22, 1896
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S. W. Gould & Bros
Botanic Garden
Malden, Mass.
New Britain, Connecticut, USA

1904 - Interior of Edifice Ruined and Two Priests Endangered.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Jan. 21. — An explosion in the basement of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church here at 12:30 to-night caused a fire which totally destroyed the interior of the structure. Fathers... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New Haven, Connecticut -  January 22, 1904
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Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1904 - STUDENTS ESCAPE FLAMES.
Greensboro, N. C., Jan. 22. - Three hundred and fifty young women students were forced to flee in their night clothing as a result of a fire which destroyed the main dining room, dormitory, and... Read MORE...

The Cedar Rapids Evening -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  January 22, 1904
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1906 - BUILDING INSPECTORS BLAMED FOR PHILADELPHIA CHURCH HORROR. EIGHTEEN DEAD AND MORE THAN SIXTY INJURED IN PANIC FOLLOWING DISCOVERY OF FIRE IN CHURCH - DISASTER ACCOMPANIED BY MOST HORRIBLE SCENES.
By Publishers Press Direct Wire.
Philadelphia, Jan. 22. - The building inspectors are blamed for the panic at St. Paul's African Baptist Church, at Eighth Street and Girard Avenue, in which eighteen ... Read MORE...

Trenton Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  January 22, 1906
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Berea, Ohio, USA

1930 - Train Crashes Into School Bus; Nine Little Children, Driver Killed at Crossing. Three Others Are Injured Near Berea, Ohio; Two May Die; Bodies Hurled Along Tracks.
Vehicle Demolished By Impact; Cries of Victims Add to Horror of Scene; Tragedy Fourth of Kind in State in Three Weeks.

CLEVELAND, Ohio, Jan 22. (A.P.) - The worst railroad crossing accident in... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  January 22, 1930
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Madeleine Albright becomes the first female Secretary of State, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright was nominated to be the first woman Secretary of State by President William Jefferson Clinton on December 5, 1996, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 22, 1997, and... Read MORE...

history.state.gov
January 22, 1997
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1901  January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

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1943 January 22, 1943 - Chinook winds during the early morning hours caused the temperature at Spearfish SD to rise from 4 below zero to 45 above in just two minutes, the most dramatic temperature rise in world weather records.
An hour and a half later the mercury plunged from 54 above to 4 below zero in twenty-seven minutes.
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July 4, 1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...



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C. C. C.
Connecticut Clothing Co.
Bates & Lindsey
Putnam, Conn.
Southbridge, Mass.
Died January 22

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