Friday, May 10, 2019

1816 - Middlebury, Vermont, May 8. GREAT FIRE!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening of the First Continental Congress. Many of the same 56 delegates who attended the first meeting... Read MORE...

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May 10, 1775
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1908 advertisement

M. A. Baker & Co. Manufacturers
Seamless Turpentine Stills
Pensacola, Fla.

The Pensacola Journal
Pensacola, Florida
July 4, 1908
1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion of his militia across the half-mile width of Lake Champlain to the base of the fort. As the sun... Read MORE...

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May 10, 1775
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Middlebury, Vermont, USA

1816 - Middlebury, Vermont, May 8. GREAT FIRE!
At 2 o'clock on Sunday morning last, the inhabitants of this Village were called to witness the most destructive fire with which we were ever visited. - It commenced in the kitchen of Mr. Campbell's... Read MORE...

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Albany Advertiser -  Albany, New York -  May 10, 1816
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

White Mountain Rolls - Sixteen cups of flour, half cup of sugar, cup of butter, cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline Shawk Brooks displayed her sculpture of a woman's face made out of butter. The rendering, Dreaming... Read MORE...

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
May 10, 1876
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World War II Red Cross ad
Norway, Maine, USA

1894 - NORWAY, ME., ALMOST DESTROYED. VILLAGE HELPLESS IN A FIERCE FIRE WHICH SWEEPS THROUGH THE TOWN.
Norway, Me., May 9. - Fire was discovered about about 1:30 P.M. in the box shop of C. B. CUMMINGS, originating from a hot journal. The shop was situated on the west end of Main Street.

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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 10, 1894
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Omaha, Nebraska, USA

1905 - TORNADO AT OMAHA. THREE PERSONS ARE KILLED AND SIX ARE INJURED.
Omaha, Neb. - Three persons were killed and six injured, none fatally, by the collapse of a three-story building at Thirtieth and Grace Streets, Omaha, late Wednesday. The building was occupied by... Read MORE...

Sioux County Herald -  Orange City, Iowa -  May 10, 1905
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Joliet, Illinois, USA

1912 - Man Killed in Joliet.
Joliet, Ill., May 10 - Frank F. Viers, a former Ottawa business man, was killed in Joliet yesterday when he was thrown from a horse he was riding. The accident occurred on Jefferson street near Cass... Read MORE...

Morris Herald -  May 10, 1912
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dressing with Two Hundred Dollars Per Year
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The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898
1837  May 10 – The Panic of 1837 begins in New York City.

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1865  May 10 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is captured by the Union Army near Irwinville, Georgia.

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1928  May 10 – The first regular schedule of television programming begins in Schenectady, New York by the General Electric's television station W2XB (the station is popularly known as WGY Television, after its sister radio station WGY).

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1940  May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain



America - Did you know? 1831 - Nat Turner, an enslaved African American preacher, leads the most significant slave uprising ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Tobacco was used freely in New France. Nearly every farmer planted tobacco near his home. Men and...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Alkalol
Alkalol is a nasal wash and oral rinse. Alkalol dissolves mucus, cleans and moisturizes the nasal airways, and provides relief to agitated sinus, nasal passage and throat tissue. It is an alkaline saline solution that includes a mix of menthol, camphor, eucalyptol, thymol, benzoin, and oils of wintergreen, spearmint, pine, and cinnamon, as well as potassium and sodium salts. First formulated by James P. Whitters in 1896 in a small laboratory above the A.J. Barker pharmacy in Taunton, Massachusetts, Alkalol is one of the oldest over-the-counter pharmaceutical products sold in the United States.
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Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
Died May 10

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