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1902 - May 20 – Cuba gains independence from the United States.


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Plain Dealer
Ohio
June 28, 1898
New Lebanon, New York, USA

1870  The general term of the Supreme Court at Hudson, N. Y.,

has affirmed the decision of Judge Miller, in the noted habeas corpus case of Babour vs. Trustees of the New Lebanon Shakers, awarding the custody of a child held by the Shakers to its parents.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 26, 1870
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Ellsworth, Maine, USA

1870  Woman Soldier

The Ellsworth (Maine) American has had a visit from a woman in that vicinity who served in the army two years, dressed in male attire. She has resumed female habiliments, though she uses tobacco.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 26, 1870
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Rockford, Illinois, USA

1890 - NARROW ESCAPE OF WORKMEN.
ROCKFORD, Ill., March 25. - Special Telegram---About 8 o'clock this morning the new factory of the Star Furniture Company collapsed, ruining it utterly. Twenty men at work on the structure barely... Read MORE...

The Sunday Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  March 26, 1890
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Omelet - Separate four eggs; beat the whites to a very stiff froth; then add the yolks ...Read MORE...



The Ladies" Home Journal, February 1898
Bismarck, North Dakota, USA

1890 - CONFLAGRATIONS. Incendiarism at Bismarck, N. D.
BISMARCK, N. D., March 25. - Some one tried to burn up the town this morning. At 2 o'clock an incendiary started a blaze between two empty buildings, with the wind blowing sixty miles an hours. The... Read MORE...

The Sunday Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  March 26, 1890
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Fort Dodge, Iowa
1902 - May 20 – Cuba gains independence from the United States.
CUBA'S INDEPENDENCE
THE HOME GOVERNMENT TO TAKE CONTROL ON MAY 20TH
THE PRESIDENT'S INAUGURATION
to take Place on that Day - The American Evacuation to Be Complete Except Military Forces in Coast... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Messenger -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  March 26, 1902
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Milford, New Hampshire, USA

1910 Schoolhouse and Farm Buildings Are Burned
Milford, N. H., March 25. - Two forest fires that raged here simultaneously today destroyed the Shedd schoolhouse and the buildings on the Totterman estate in West Milford and the buildings on the... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA (Annisquam)

1910 - Gloucester Buildings Prey of Forest Fires
Boston Journal Special Wire.
Gloucester, March 25. - Grass and forest fires kept the local fire department busy most of the day. A barn on the Hovey estate at Fresh Water cove was destroyed this... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - MOTHER LOSES LIFE SAVES LITTLE BOY
Boston Journal Special Wire.
South Framingham, March 25. - It cost Mrs. William Tucker, 25 years old, of State street, Framingham Center, her life to protect her 3-year-old boy from a bonfire this... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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Revere, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - GALE FANS FLAMES THAT WORK $200,000 DAMAGE IN STATE.
Conflagration at South Hamilton Sweeps Away 21 Buildings and Renders 15 Homeless - Ice Houses Burn in Essex, Seven Homes in Revere.

ASHLAND IS THREATENED BY BLAZE THAT DESTROYS THREE... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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Duluth, Minnesota, USA

1910 - BOY IS STRUCK DOWN BY AUTO. Thomas Wood Is Thrown From Bicycle as He Darts in Front of Moving Machine.
Thomas Wood, 10 year old son of T. S. Wood, 1927 East Superior street, had a narrow escape yesterday afternoon from being crushed under the wheels of a large touring car. He owes his life to the... Read MORE...

The Duluth News Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  March 26, 1910
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Greenburgh, New York, USA (Tarrytown) (Hartsdale)

1910 - ROCKEFELLER, JR., FIGHTS FIRE. In Charge of His Own Hose Company at a Pocantico Hills Blaze.
Special to The New York Times.

TARRYTOWN, N. Y., March 23. - Fire in the woods on the estate of John D. Rockefeller gained such headway this afternoon that the Rockefeller fire brigade, with... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 26, 1910
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Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - CAR SEALER KILLED IN FREIGHT YARD.
Patrick McGloin, a car sealer, living at 58 Chapman street, Charlestown, was so badly crushed between freight cars in the Fitchburg yard of the Boston and Maine railroad in Charlestown shortly before ... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - GALE FANS FLAMES THAT WORK $200,000 DAMAGE IN STATE.
Conflagration at South Hamilton Sweeps Away 21 Buildings and Renders 15 Homeless - Ice Houses Burn in Essex, Seven Homes in Revere.

ASHLAND IS THREATENED BY BLAZE THAT DESTROYS THREE... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1910
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Rockingham, Vermont, USA (Bellows Falls)

1912 - BELLOWS FALLS HAS BIG FIRE. HOTEL AND TWO BIG BLOCKS DESTROYED AT LOSS OF $200,000.
Bellows Falls, Vt., March 26. - The three principal business structures here, the Union and Arms blocks and the Hotel Windham were destroyed by fire, early today, at a loss of $200,000. For hours it... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Daily Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1912
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Ames, Iowa, USA

1913 - CHEMISTRY HALL AT AMES IS DESTROYED. LOSS AT IOWA STATE COLLEGE ESTIMATED AT $60,000 - THE CAUSE.
Ames, March 26 - Fire here late yesterday destroyed the chemistry hall of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. The loss is estimated at $60,000. The fire is supposed to have... Read MORE...

Waterloo Reporter -  Iowa -  March 26, 1913
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Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1914 - TWO FIREMEN LOSE LIVES IN SIOUX CITY BLAZE; HEAVY LOSS. MEN TRAPPED UNDER FALLING WALL AS THEY FIGHT FLAMES; THREE FIGHTERS INJURED. PROPERTY DAMAGE WILL REACH NEARLY $400,000.
HOTEL ALSO FLAME SWEPT - GUESTS MAKE THRILLING ESCAPES, JUMPING INTO NETS.

Sioux City, Ia., March 26. - Two firemen were killed and three injured and between $300,000 and $400,000 damage done in a ... Read MORE...

Waterloo Evening Courier -  Iowa -  March 26, 1914
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1928 - LOST BELLBOY FOUND
Youngster Wind Gold Medal for Refusing to Sell Liquor

NEW YORK. March 25 - Satisfaction of the existence of a non-bootlegging bellboy was the feature of a medal bestowing ceremony at the Hotel... Read MORE...

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Oregonian -  Oregon -  March 26, 1928
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Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

1942 - BLAST FELT IN RADIUS OF 50 MILES. SEVERAL KILLED AT CEMENT PLANT QUARRY AT EASTON, PA.
Easton, Pa., March 26. - At least seven men were killed an an unknown number injured today in a premature dynamite explosion in a limestone quarry at the plant of the Lehigh Portland Cement... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  March 26, 1942
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1870  The iron moulders of Peekskill, N. Y., 300 in number, recently quite work on account of the determination of the owners of the foundries to reduce their wages by twenty per cent.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1872  March 26 – An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.2 strikes Lone Pine, California.

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January 1898
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