Saturday, April 27, 2019

1866 - The United States Congress approves the minting of a nickel 5-cent coin (nickel), eliminating its predecessor, the half dime.

1866 - May 16 – The United States Congress approves the minting of a nickel 5-cent coin (nickel), eliminating its predecessor, the half dime.
FIVE CENT COIN.
In the House of Representatives, a few days ago, the following proceedings took place.

Mr. Kasson - The Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures have instructed me to report... Read MORE...

The Lincoln County Herald -  Troy, Missouri -  April 27, 1866
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Ladies Going to California
The California Limited - Santa Fe Route
W. J. Black, Topeka, Kan.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

1889 - A Narrow Escape.
George E. Hayward narrowly escaped being crushed by the falling of a gravel roof about 6 p.m., Friday. The wooden ell of the brick building, 337 and 339 Main street, had been removed, except the... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1889
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Groveland, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - WORST IN YEARS.
Haverhill, April 26. - The R. H. Page building, at Groveland, where the town offices were located, was burned to the ground this morning. Before the fire was gotten under control damage aggregating... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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Ware, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - Two Miles of Flame at Ware.
A forest fire which started near the Charles Gould farm at the foot of Warren hill in Ware, about noon yesterday, spread in a few hours to such an extent that the entire hill south of the town was in ... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in all fourteen buildings, with a total loss of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 27, 1900
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - MOTORMAN BLAMED.
Justice Drew of Brookline filed with the Clerk of Courts in Dedham yesterday his report of an inquest into the cause of the death of Frank Knox of Brookline, who was struck by an outward-bound car of ... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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Acidine
Health Laboratories Inc, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Longmeadow, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - IN AND ABOUT SPRINGFIELD. A BAD DAY FOR FOREST FIRES. A HARD FIGHT AT LONGMEADOW.
Many Acres of Woodland Burned Over - A Veteran's Home Destroyed.

The most extensive forest fire in Longmeadow for years raged yesterday, and the red light shooting up for miles in the east last... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - Fires at Northampton and Amherst.
The engine-house number was struck on the fire alarm bell at Northampton at 1 o'clock yesterday because of a forest fire near Park hill. Several acres were burned ever near H. J. Searle's house and... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...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
Buffalo, New York, USA

1911 - $250,000 FIRE IN BUFFALO FACTORY. FIREMEN BATTERED AND BURNED IN FIGHTING TO AVERT BIG EXPLOSION. TWO WOMEN RESCUED.
THICK SMOKE OVERCOMES DWELLERS IN ADJACENT HOUSE, WHO ARE CARRIED TO SAFETY - SCORE OF FIREMEN BLOWN ACROSS STREET - FLAMES KEPT FROM TURPENTINE.

Special to The Syracuse Herald.
Buffalo, April 27 ... Read MORE...

The Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  April 27, 1911
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1931 - Students' Suite Burns At Cambridge Hotel
CAMBRIDGE, April 27. (AP) - A fire at the Hotel Commander early today destroyed a suite occupied by A. B. Young and R. T. Dunn, Harvard Law school students, and aroused 300 guests.

Dunn lost all... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1931
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Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

1931 - Garage Annex Is Blown Into Nashua River
LEOMINSTER, April 27 - A two-stall addition to Hartwell's garage near the Main street bridge in North Leominster, was blown into the Nashua river this forenoon. The addition had just been completed.... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1931
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

1931 - Wind Blows Silo Down
Special to The Sentinel
LUNENBURG, April 27. - The heavy wind this forenoon blew over the silo at Sherman Sanderman's place on Oak Street.

Three large apple trees were blown down on the property... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1931
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Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)

1931 - Eight Killed in Two Auto Mishaps
Carthage, N. Y., April 27 (AP). - St. Regis Canal, at "Skinny" Bridge three miles west of here, was being drained today in an effort to recover the bodies of four men, who lost their lives in one of... Read MORE...

Kingston Daily Freeman -  Kingston, New York -  April 27, 1931
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1908  April 27–October 31 – The 1908 Summer Olympics are held in London.

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1967 April 27, 1967: Expo '67 was officially opened in Montreal, Quebec, by Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson

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America - Did you know? March 3, 1820 - Missouri Compromise: In an effort to maintain the balance between free and slave...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? New France was born and nurtured in an atmosphere of religious devotion. To the habitant the Church ...Read MORE...



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Orange, Mass.
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