Tuesday, April 16, 2019

1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic


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

1873 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRES. Burning of the Chicopee Mills, Massachusetts - Loss $500,000.
SPRINGFIELD, April 15. - One of the most destructive fires in Western Massachusetts for many years broke out at 10:45 o'clock last night, in Mill No. 2 of the Dwight Manufacturing Company, of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 16, 1873
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1885  They are having a cholera scare in Cleveland, Ohio. Two members of the same family died after an illness of twelve hours duration.

The disease certainly resembled cholera. Three other members of the same family were stricken, with every prospect of a fatal termination in their cases.

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Bismarck Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  April 16, 1885
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Maple Icing - For maple icing boil together half a cup of cream, one cup scraped maple sugar ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Rutland, Vermont, USA

1895 - Flood
NEW ENGLAND FLOODS.
Great Damage to Railroads by the Surging Rivers.
TOWNS PARTIALLY SUBMERGED.

ST. ALBANS, Vt., April 16. - The Winooski river is higher than it has been for twenty five years.... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Argus -  Middletown, New York -  April 16, 1895
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Monumental Works
Rockville, Conn.
Milford, Connecticut, USA

1897 - THREE FIRES IN MILFORD.
William Cummings Arrested on Suspicion of Incendiarism.

MILFORD, Conn., April 15. - Milford had another lot of excitement last night because of three fires, undoubtedly or incendiary origin,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 16, 1897
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

1872 - Dinner Party Rules for Women - Coffee follows the dessert, and when this enters, if...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
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1897 - BIG FIRE IN NEW ORLEANS. NEARLY HALF A MILLION DOLLARS' WORTH OF PROPERTY DESTROYED.
New Orleans, April 16. - One of the most picturesque business structures in the city, known as the Moresque block, owned by Gauch & Sons, was totally destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon, entailing... Read MORE...

Piqua Daily Call -  Ohio -  April 16, 1897
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1898 - The Largest Search-Light in the world
was exhibited at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The reflecting lens, 60 inches in diameter, weighs 800 pounds and is mounted in a brass ring which weighs 730 pounds. The reflected light from... Read MORE...

Ladies' Home Journal -  April 16, 1898
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1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The massive ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and ... Read MORE...

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  April 16, 1912
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1927 - CHICAGO POLICE SEEK BOOZE SELLING GROCER AS OPERATOR OF STILL. TWO FAMILIES WIPED OUT WHEN EXPLOSION WRECKS BUILDING; ALL THOSE KILLED DIED IN THEIR BEDS; FOUR STORES RAZED.
Chicago, April 16 (UP) - A moonshiner's still is believed by police to be responsible for an explosion Saturday which killed eight persons, all but wiping out the families of two small shop keepers... Read MORE...

Decatur Evening Herald -  Decatur, Illinois -  April 16, 1927
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1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert Geiger
(Associated Press Staff Writer.)
GUYON, Okla., April 15. - (AP.) - Three little words -... Read MORE...

Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light -  Corsicana, Texas -  April 16, 1935
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1705  April 16 - Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge

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1854  April 16 - Steamer "Long Beach" sinks off Long Beach NY, 311 die

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1854  April 16 – The United States packet ship Powhattan is wrecked off the New Jersey shore with more than 200 + victims.

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America - Did you know? May 30, 1854 - Congress passes the Kansas-Nebraska Act, establishing the territories of Kansas and...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the habitant"s homes were commonly built of felled timber or of rough-hewn stone,...Read MORE...



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