Sunday, May 26, 2019

1858 - Breakfast Divorce

1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
"... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden horse' in Paris in 1791, the Smithsonian reports. Among its many drawbacks was that it was impossible... Read MORE...

Waukesha Daily Freeman -  Waukesha, Wisconsin -  May 26, 1977
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1890s C. G. Conn
Wonder Band Instruments
Worcester, Mass.
Elkhart, Ind.
Rochester, New York, USA

1858 - Breakfast Divorce
A suit for divorce is pending in Rochester, New York, which originated in a dispute between Mr. B. and his wife as to whether they should have beefsteak broiled or some oysters fried for breakfast -... Read MORE...

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Daily Globe -  California -  May 26, 1858
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Alton, Illinois, USA

1885 - DAMAGE BY FIERCE STORM. HOUSES WRECKED, CROPS INJURED, AND LIVES LOST.
Alton, Ill., May 25. - This city was struck last night by a tornado, which burst from the southwest, sweeping across the river with terrific fury. Several large buildings on the river front were... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 26, 1885
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Cheshire, Massachusetts, USA

1888 - The Great Jefferson Cheese
When Thomas Jefferson was chosen President Elder John Leland, a Baptist clergyman of Cheshire, Mass., proposed that his flock should celebrate the victory by making for the new Chief Magistrate the... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 26, 1888
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - CAPSIZED IN THE BAY. EIGHT OUT OF TEN BOATERS DROWNED AT FALL RIVER, MASS.
Fall River, Mass., May 26. - A small boat containing a party of pleasure seekers was capsized in the rough water in the bay yesterday and eight persons were drowned.

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SAMUEL... Read MORE...

Evening Gazette  -  Sterling, Illinois -  May 26, 1890
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Digestibility of Raisins - Yes, raisins are excellent,a nd quite digestible providing they...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1896 - May 26 – Charles Dow's Dow Jones Industrial Average first appears in the Wall Street Journal.
"Charles Henry Dow, born in Sterling, Connecticut on November 5, 1851, was the son of a farmer who died when his son was six years old....

Dow did not have much education or training, but he... Read MORE...

www.wikipedia.org
May 26, 1896
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The Northwest Knitting Co., Minneapolis

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Niagara Falls, New York, USA

1903 - Niagara Runs Dry
Telegraphing from Niagara Falls, the "Standard's" correspondent stated that recently pedestrians crossed over the river-bed, where human feet have never before trod. An ice jam near Goat Island had... Read MORE...

West Gippsland Gazette -  Australia -  May 26, 1903
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

1920 - MANUEL LUCERO IS KILLED AT THE SANTA FE SHOPS
Manuel D. Lucero, a car repair man at the Santa Fe shops, was killed yesterday when a boiler which was being moved by a large wrecking crane, bent the arm of the crane and struck him on the head. He... Read MORE...

Albuquerque Journal -  Albuquerque, New Mexico -  May 26, 1920
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...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
Hollister, California, USA

1920 - San Benito Couple Hurt in Accident. Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Spencer Injured When Motorcycle Brakes Fail to Work.
HOLLISTER, May 25. - Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Spencer of this city met with an accident Sunday, while descending the Quien Saba grade. The brakes on their tandem motorcycle refused to work, throwing both... Read MORE...

San Jose Mercury News -  San Jose, California -  May 26, 1920
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Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

1922 - EXPLOSION OF FAULTY SHELL - Three Enlisted Men Killed at Camp Bragg, North Carolina.
FAYETTEVILLE, N. C., May 25. - A board of officers have been appointed by Brigadier-General A. J. Bowley, commanding officer at Camp Bragg, to institute a thoroug inquiry into the death today of... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  May 26, 1922
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1917  May 26 – A tornado strikes Mattoon, Illinois, causing devastation and killing 101 people.

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America - Did you know? (Alaska) Juneau"s gold made prospector Joe Junea wealthy, but he felt that he had to spend all his...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


Quebec - Did you know? Christmas Eve with its atmosphere of wonder offers infinite possibilities to people’s imagination....Read MORE...



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Visit Townsend, Massachusetts, USA (Townsend Harbor)!

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


Methodist Church, Townsend, Mass.

1880s
Bogards Fine Shoes
St. Louis
Died May 26

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