Thursday, April 4, 2019

1902 - GHASTLY FIND MADE AT TIVERTON, R. I. - Tide Draws Veil from 50-Year-Old Mystery - Skeleton Found on Beach

Hanover, Shelby, Indiana, USA

1871  Two Thousand Year Old Hat

A citizen of Hanover, Indiana, rejoices in the possession of a hat supposed to be two thousand years old. It was taken from the ruins of Herculaneum.

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Jackson Citizen -  Michigan -  April 4, 1871
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Smith & Alford,
Dry Good, Boots and Shoes
Waterville, Maine, USA

1884  BURNED TO DEATH IN A LOCK-UP.

WATERVILLE, Me., April 3. - PETER VIGNE, a young man from Fairfield, Me., who was put in the lock-up last night, set the building on fire and perished in the flames.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 4, 1884
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North Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - FELL FROM TRAIN. William Price Was Returning to Soldier's Home at Togus.
Found Alongside the Track at North Hampton, too Badly Hurt to be Moved.

When the nine o'clock Pullman arrived at this depot last evening, Conductor Silsbee reported that a man had fallen from the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 4, 1898
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - Received a Painful Wound
Lewis B. Hanson, who has been employed as a blacksmith at the navy yard, met with a painful accident on Friday. He was hammering a bar of steel when a piece struck him in the forehead, cutting a gash ... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 4, 1898
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA

1902 - GHASTLY FIND MADE AT TIVERTON, R. I. - Tide Draws Veil from 50-Year-Old Mystery - Skeleton Found on Beach
Remains Believed to Be Those of Mrs. Gideon Manchester, Who Disappeared 50 Years ago and Who Was Believed to Have Been Murdered.

Tiverton, R. I., April 3. - A mysterious disappearance and... Read MORE...

Asheville Daily Gazette -  Asheville, North Carolina -  April 4, 1902
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
Long Beach, California, USA

1912 - NOTED BIRDMAN LOSES LIFE AT AVIATION MEET. AVIATOR CALBRAITH P. RODGERS, OF TRANSCONTINENTAL FAME, WAS DASHED INTO WATER YESTERDAY AT LONG BEACH. WAS ATTEMPTING TO MAKE "THE DIP".
BIPLANE CARRIED UNFORTUNATE MAN BENEATH THE WATER IN PRESENCE OF MANY THOUSAND PEOPLE.

Long Beach, April 3. - Aviator CALBRAITH PERRY RODGERS was killed here this afternoon, while attempting to... Read MORE...

Fairbanks Daily Times -  Fairbanks, Alaska -  April 4, 1912
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Chicken Tamale
"A Unique Mexican Dish"
Armour Packing Co.
Kansas City, Mo., U.S.A.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed
At 6:05 P.M. on Thursday, 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King was shot dead while standing on a balcony outside his second-floor room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. News of King’s... Read MORE...

kinginstitute.stanford.edu
April 4, 1968
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA

1974 - 80 KENTUCKIANS KILLED.
Louisville, Ky. (AP) - The death toll soared to 80 today as Kentucky began digging out from the worst tornado disaster in its history.
Hundreds were injured and property damage was expected to run... Read MORE...

Corbin Times-Tribune -  Kentucky -  April 4, 1974
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1923  April 4 – Warner Bros. film studio is formally incorporated in the United States as Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.

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1973  April 4 – The World Trade Center officially opens in New York City with a ribbon cutting ceremony.



July 26, 1908 - Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the FBI, is established.

Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



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

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


Free Public Library, Greenville, R. I.

Sendol
For Relief of Distress and Discomfort Due to Simple Aches, Pains and Colds

Sendol Co., Kansas City, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada
Died April 4

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