Thursday, May 9, 2019

1910 - SHOE SHINE SAVES HIS LIFE.

Troy, New York, USA

1846 - AVALANCHE AT TROY.
Another avalanche occurred on Saturday, in the immediate environs of this city, for which Troy has become famous. Two men were instantly killed, together with a pair of fine horses. It was near the... Read MORE...

Janesville Gazette -  Janesville, Wisconsin -  May 9, 1846
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Daily Herald
Mississippi
June 23, 1900
Norwich, New York, USA (White Store)

1890 - THIRTY DEAD. The Chenango County Poor House Calamity.
Later Returns From the Scene of the Disaster More Than Double the Number of Victims Fierce Battles With Wandering Lunatics - One Man Shot.
{Special to the Eagle.}
NORWICH, N. Y., May 9.
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Brooklyn Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 9, 1890
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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1908 - FALLS OVER CLIFF AND TRAIN MANGLES HIM
ST. PAUL, May 8. - Robert, the 2 year old son of Jacob Sleckenstein, 275 Cliff street, rolled down a 30-foot embankment near his home at 6 o'clock last evening and fell under a passing freight train... Read MORE...

The Duluth News Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  May 9, 1908
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

1910 - SHOE SHINE SAVES HIS LIFE.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - Suddenly remembering that he had just has his shoes shined, and not wishing to spoil the polish, "Jack" Thomas, a resident of one of the small mining camps in the Black hills,... Read MORE...

Salt Lake Telegram -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  May 9, 1910
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Milk Toast - Cut your bread rather thick, about three-quarters of an inch, allowing a slice...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS ORDERED UP

Washington, May 9. - President Wilson today approved a joint resolution setting apart... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  May 9, 1914
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1867  Attempted to Untie Shoe With Fork
A girl named Lydia Bliven put out one of her eyes at Lenox, Massachusetts, last week, while attempting to untie her shoe string with a fork.

Weekly Progress
Raleigh, North Carolina

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

Quebec - Did you know? Between 1714 and 1754, approximately 4,500 immigrants settled in New France. They included...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
Picture of the Day

Visit Lauban, Silesia, Prussia, Germany (Lubań, Schlesien, Preußen)!

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


Lauban "Bruederstrasse" (a main road in the village)

Ithaca Conservatory of Music
Ithaca, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died May 9

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