Saturday, April 6, 2019

1876 - Shower of Flies

Saratoga, New York, USA

1875 - Interesting Verdict
There's a jury up in Saratoga county, New York, whose members know their business. Their verdict in a recent case was rendered without leaving their seats and it read: 'We find the prisoner not... Read MORE...

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Macon Weekly Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  April 6, 1875
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"BUHACH" The Great California Insect Powder
Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada (Fraserville) (Riviere du Loup en Bas) (Saint-Patrice)

1876 - Shower of Flies
Canada is not to be outdone by Kentucky's meat shower, and hence has had a shower of flies millions of which accompanied a recent snowstorm on Monday week, at Riviere du Loup. Jules Verne, in his... Read MORE...

Cincinnati Daily Gazette -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  April 6, 1876
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Belfast, Maine, USA

1878  A firm in Belfast, Me., recently received a letter which, four months before, was deposited in the New York Postoffice without the addition of "Maine" to the superscription.

It had crossed the ocean to Belfast, Ireland, made the tour of Europe and come back, spotted all over with a rare assortment of Postoffice inscription.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 6, 1878
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Hamden, Connecticut, USA

1889 - Unusual Suit
A New Haven, Ct., justice has just had an unusual suit brought before him. Miles Whitcomb, of Hamden, sues his uncle, Herman Skiff, to recover $400 for attending the funeral of the latter's wife. By... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 6, 1889
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1897 Sears, Roebuck and Co.

A New Scientific Help to Nature. Combined with the use of the bust cream or food, forms a full, firm, well developed bust. It is designed to build up and fill out shrunken and undeveloped tissues, form a rounded, plump, perfectly developed bust, producing a beautiful figure.

If nature has not favored you with that greatest charm, a symmetrically rounded bosom, full and perfect, send for the Princess Bust Developer and you will be pleased over the result in a few weeks use. The Princess Developer will produce the desired result in nearly every case.
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1895 - THE EXPLOSION AT NEW ORLEANS.
New Orleans, April 6. - At this writing but four bodies have been recovered from the ruins of the explosion which took place from some unknown cause at the corner of Decatur and Ursuline streets, in... Read MORE...

Sterling Evening Gazette -  Illinois -  April 6, 1895
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Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard)

1897 - FIRE IN SPRINGFIELD, MASS. The Opera House Burned and Two Persons Overcome by Smoke.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 5. - A stubborn fire which broke out in the Gilmore Opera House at 11:30 o'clock to-night gutted the block and caused a loss of between $80,000 and $100,000.

The fire is... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 6, 1897
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Pownal, Vermont, USA

1910 - FIRE IN VERMONT
NORTH POWNAL, Vt., April 6. - Fire today destroyed three buildings here, causing a loss of about $75,000. Among the buildings destroyed was the Congregational church, in which former President James... Read MORE...

Salt Lake Telegram -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  April 6, 1910
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - America is at war. Amidst the most dramatic scenes ever witnessed in congress, the House early... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Daily Times -  Portsmouth, Ohio -  April 6, 1917
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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

1929 - 5 DEAD, SCORES INJURED DURING FIRE IN HOTEL. FIREMEN BELIEVE MORE VICTIMS BURIED IN WRECKAGE OF $250,000 BUILDING. 12 RUSHED TO HOSPITALS. FOUR JUMP FROM FIFTH FLOOR WHEN TRAPPED; CHECK-UP MISSING STARTS.
Des Moines, Iowa, April 6. - (AP) - At least five persons are dead and scores are suffering from injuries, burns and cuts received in a fire which broke out at the Kirkwood Hotel, shortly after 3... Read MORE...

The Lima News -  Ohio -  April 6, 1929
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1930 - April 6 - Hostess Twinkies first sold.
Twinkies were invented in Schiller Park, Illinois on April 6, 1930, by James Alexander Dewar, a baker for the Continental Baking Company. Realizing that several machines used to make cream-filled... Read MORE...

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April 6, 1930
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Dallas, Texas, USA

1972 - EXPLOSION WRECKS CHEMICAL PLANT.
Dallas (AP) - Eight persons were killed Wednesday when tons of a volatile chemical exploded in a chemical plant, hurling steel girders, concrete and brick through the one-story building.

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Pampa Daily News -  Texas -  April 6, 1972
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1878  Dr. Pond, of Rutland, Vt., has invented a delicate machine, which applied to the wrist, records in lines the movements of the pulse. The instrument is called the "Sphygmograph."


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1893  April 6 – The iconic Salt Lake City Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is dedicated after 40 years of construction.

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1936  April 6 – Two tornadoes strike Gainesville, Georgia. The smaller tornado hits north Gainesville, the stronger tornado the west side of town. 203 die and 1,600 are injured

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America - Did you know? Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...



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July 1898
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