Friday, April 5, 2019

1882 - April 3 - Jesse James is murdered

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

1858 - Destructive Conflagrations
The printing establishment of H. O. Houghton & Co. at Cambridge, Mass., was burned on Saturday. The premises were owned by Little, Brown & Co. Boston publishers, who occupied them for the storage of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 5, 1858
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V. M. Dunn
540 and 542 Main Street, Charlestown, Mass.
Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

1879 - Ice Boating on the Hudson
At Poughkeepsie the ice boats are seen in perfection, made of different colored woods, with silver-plated shrouds and gorgeously gilded and painted names; and it is in the races of the Poughkeepsie... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 5, 1879
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Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA

1882 - FIRE'S DESTRUCTIVE WORK. DISASTROUS CONFLAGRATION IN HOPKINTON, MASS.
MORE THAN HALF THE BUSINESS PORTION OF THE TOWN DESTROYED, INCLUDING THE TOWN HALL, BOOT FACTORY, AND A CHURCH - INCENDIARISM THE CAUSE - THE LOSS $350,000.

Hopkinton, Mass., April 4. - The most... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 5, 1882
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St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1882 - April 3 - Jesse James is murdered
One of America's most famous criminals, Jesse James, is shot to death by fellow gang member Bob Ford, who betrayed James for reward money. For 16 years, Jesse and his brother, Frank, committed... Read MORE...

Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  April 5, 1882
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Chester, Pennsylvania, USA

1887 - KILLED BY A ROCKET. TERRIBLE ACCIDENT TO AN UPLAND LADY.
Chester, Pa. - The wagonload of fireworks accidentally exploded and a flying missile does terrible work among the spectators, a horrible death.

The Fourth of July celebration which began yesterday ... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  April 5, 1887
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pickeled Peaches - Nine pounds of peaches, three pounds of sugar and three quarts of good...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., August 25, 1880
1898 - April 5 – Annie Oakley promotes the service of women in combat situations with the United States military.
On this day, she writes a letter to President McKinley "offering the government the services of a company of 50 'lady sharpshooters' who would provide their own arms and ammunition should war break... Read MORE...

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April 5, 1898
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Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898
Danielson, Connecticut, USA

1902 - April 5 - MORE WEAVERS GO OUT. 125 Danielson Operatives Strike in Sympathy with Olneyville Brethren.
Danielson, Conn., April 5. - All the weaves in the Moosup mill of the American Woolen Company - 125 in number - went out on strike at 8:30 this morning. This action is taken in sympathy with the... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  April 5, 1902
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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

1906 ANOTHER FIRE. STARTS IN THE RUINS OF DOVER MASONIC TEMPLE.
A fire started in the ruins of Masonic Temple in Dover early Wednesday morning and gave the firemen a stubborn fight. Water was poured on the blaze from two lines of hose, but it was more than an... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 5, 1906
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Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

1912 - SAVES THREE TOTS IN HOUSE ABLAZE. Oficer Takes Litle Ones From Their Beds in Charlestown.
Three children of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Grant, all under 8 years of age, were taken from their beds on the first floor of the dwelling house at 88 Moulton street, Charlestown, by Patrolman T. B. S.... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 5, 1912
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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
Nampa, Idaho, USA

1915 - Ball Players Fight Fire
JOYNER, the Nampa High School Pitcher, and KUSS, the big local flinging phenom (sic), distinguished themselves as fire fighters Saturday afternoon. During the fifth inning of the Boise-Nampa game a... Read MORE...

Idaho Statesman -  Boise, Idaho -  April 5, 1915
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Cheshire, Massachusetts, USA

1926 - NINE INJURED AS CAR TURNS TURTLE. Locomobile Owned by Lester Carpenter, Overturns in Car Tracks. CHILD IN HOSPITAL.
Gertrude Carpenter, Two Years Old, Has Possible Concussion - Others Not Injured

Nine Adams people, riding in a Locomobile touring car, owned by Lester Carpenter, 117 Grove street and operated by... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  April 5, 1926
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Dallas, Texas, USA

1930 - Downtown Blaze Sweeps Through Block - Thousands See $100,000 Fire Defy Fighters - Radio Exaggeration of Size Adds to Crowd; Full Crew Called.
Two Dare Death
Busses Driven Through Flaming Wall; Barrels Blast in Volley.

With exploding paint barrels throwing flames high into the air, fire Friday night swept a spectacular path through a... Read MORE...

The Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  April 5, 1930
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1933 - April 5 - President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a national emergency and issues Executive Order 6102, making it illegal for U.S. citizens to own substantial amounts of monetary gold or bullion.
Issues A New Call For Gold
Roosevelt Orders Return to Federal Reserve Banks of All Amounts over $100 Held by Individuals.
WOULD EASE EMBARGO
Treasury to Issue licenses Permitting Use of Gold in... Read MORE...

The Emporia Gazette -  Emporia, Kansas -  April 5, 1933
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1936  April 5 – A tornado hits Tupelo, Mississippi, killing 216 and injuring over 700

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America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S.,...Read MORE...



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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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Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Died April 5

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