Wednesday, May 1, 2019

1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer.

Nicoll the Tailor
9 South Illinois St.
Indianapolis, Ind.
White Plains, New York, USA

1869 - Advices from Eastern New York and the New England States, on the 22d, represent the spring freshets to be the most severe since 1857.
The New York Central and Hudson River Railways were under water for miles, and travel was suspended. Great damage had been inflicted on the low lands. Two persons were drowned by the freshet near... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 1, 1869

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Apple Omelet - Separate four eggs; beat the whites to a very stiff froth; then add the yolks ...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, February 1898
Caraquet, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada

1874 - The Caraquet Murder. Confession of the Murderer.
BATHURST, New-Brunswick, April 30. - Gallian, who murdered Poulin in Caraquet, has made a confession. He says he was incited to the act by Poulin's wife, who importuned him to kill her husband that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 1, 1874

"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida
Chicago, Illinois, USA

1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
World's Columbian Exposition is held in Chicago, commemorating the 400th anniversary of European exploratory voyages to the western hemisphere. ... Read MORE... pages/ h2286.html
May 1, 1893

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
Bangor, Maine, USA

1911 - BANGOR, ME., IS IN FLAMES. Greater Part of City Burned and Fire Still Raging. LOSS NEARLY $10,000,000
Two Persons Have Been Killed, Twenty Injured and Thousands Are Homeless - Mayor Proclaims Martial Law and Calls Out Troops.

Bangor, Me, May 1 - Damage already estimated at nearly $10,000,000 has... Read MORE...

The News -  Frederick, Maryland -  May 1, 1911

Bronx, New York, USA

1919 - FIRE DRILL PROVES VALUE. 2,500 Pupils Leave Burning School In Minute and Half.
The efficiency of school fire drills brought 2,500 children safely out of Public School 2, 169th Street and Third Avenue, the Bronx, yesterday, when fire started shortly before 3 o'clock in the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 1, 1919

Auburn, New York, USA

1922 - AUBURN LANDMARK BURNED. Cayuga County Courthouse Destroyed With a Loss of $200,000.
AUBURN, N. Y., April 30 - The Cayuga County Courthouse was destroyed by fire of unknown origin this afternoon. The building was a handsme [sic] landmark of Colonial type, erected early in the last... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 1, 1922

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the world's tallest skyscraper. Before that, the Chrysler Building briefly held the record at 1046 feet.... Read MORE...
May 1, 1931

1776  May - 10,000 British and German troops arrive in May and drive the Continental Army out of the province of Qu├ębec

1841  May 1 - 1st emigrant wagon train leaves Independence, Missouri for Calif
1860  May 1 – A Chondrite-type meteorite falls to earth in Muskingum County, Ohio near the town of New Concord.
1869  On the 8th inst., the snow drifts on the main streets of Vergennes, Vt., were from four to six feet.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1884  May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.
1894  The May Day Riots (against unemployment) break out in Cleveland, Ohio.
1900  May 1 – An explosion of blasting powder in a coal mine in Scofield, Utah kills 200.
1939  May 1 – Batman, created by Bob Kane (and, unofficially, Bill Finger) makes his first appearance in a comic book.
1941  May 1 - The breakfast cereal Cheerios is introduced as CheeriOats by General Mills.
1948  May 1 - Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham Alabama for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes" countries/ usa/ alabama/ birmingham
America - Did you know? 1770: Boston Massacre: British troops fire into a mob, killing five men and leading to intense...Read MORE...

Quebec - Did you know? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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City Hall, Eugene, Oregon

Daily Herald
June 23, 1900
Died May 1


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