Monday, March 25, 2019

1803 - 16 people aged 1,444 years

Westerly, Rhode Island, USA (Watch Hill)

1803 - 16 people aged 1,444 years
There are now living, in the town of Westerly, in the state of Rhode Island, sixteen persons, the amount of whose ages is, 1,444 years. The oldest being 102 years, and the youngest being 81 years.... Read MORE...
Daily Advertiser -  New York -  March 25, 1803

1908 advertisement

M. A. Baker & Co. Manufacturers
Seamless Turpentine Stills
Pensacola, Fla.

The Pensacola Journal
Pensacola, Florida
July 4, 1908
Montgomery, Alabama, USA

1911 - Fire At Buckeye Plant.
The fire department was called to the plant of the Buckeye Cotton Seed Oil Mills on Maple Street this morning at 10:45 o'clock. The blaze originated in the seed rooms of the mill and was extinguished ... Read MORE...

The Montgomery Advertiser -  Montgomery, Alabama -  March 25, 1911

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them ...Read MORE...

The Ladies" Home Journal, June 1898

Fairbanks' Celebrate Scales
34 Kilby Street, Boston

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 25, 1857
1935  March 12-25 - Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado between the 12th and the 25th of the month.

Six people died, and many livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground. Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants.

The Weather Channel
March 25, 1935

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

1948 - March 25 - Tornadoes at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City
For the second time in less than a week airplanes were destroyed by a tornado at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City OK. A March 20th tornado destroyed fifty planes at Tinker AFB causing more than ten... Read MORE...
March 25, 1948

1843  March 25 – Marc Isambard Brunel's Thames Tunnel, the first tunnel under the River Thames and the world's first bored underwater tunnel, is opened in London.

1894  March 25 – Coxey's Army (of the unemployed), the first significant protest march in the United States, departs from Massillon, Ohio, for Washington, D.C.

1896  Witness Missing in Aldrich-Baker Shooting Case

Worcester Daily Spy
Worcester, Massachusetts

1911  March 25 – A fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City kills 146.

July 7, 1898 - U.S. annexes Hawaii by an act of Congress.

Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Visit Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA!

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

St. Mary's Church

Odol Tooth Powder
Died March 25


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