Monday, June 17, 2019

1868 - Walking Match at Bedford, Mass.


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Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - Destructive Fires in Lowell-Merrimack Mill Burnt.
A slip from the office of the Lowell Vox Populi states that a destructive fire occurred at Mechanics' Mills, in that city on Wednesday night, which destroyed property to the amount of from $12,000 to ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1853
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Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)

1866 - A Noble Act of Heroism
One night last week while a train on the Grand Trunk line was passing through St. Hyacinthe, C. W., a young gentleman, Mr. Bachand, noticed that a house was on fire, while the people seemed not to be ... Read MORE...

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier -  Bangor, Maine -  June 18, 1866
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Bedford, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - Walking Match at Bedford, Mass.
Boston, Wednesday, June 17.
A walking match of 100 miles, for a purse of $1,000 and the championship of New-England, between a young man named McEtterick and T. A. Scott, commenced yesterday at... Read MORE...

The New York Times  -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1868
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Groton, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - 17 Pound Tumor
Mr. Luther Shattuck, of Groton, Mass., had a tumor removed from his neck, on the 11th inst., 16 inches long, 11 inches wide, 7 inches thick, weighing 17 pounds. The operation was skillfully performed ... Read MORE...

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The Farmers' Cabinet -  New Hampshire -  June 18, 1868
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

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Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

1868 - Sinking of an American Barge Near Batiscan - The Captain Impaled on an Anchor Fluke
The steamship Hibernian, when outward bound, near Batiscan, ran into an American barge loaded with sugar ans sunk her yesterday. The loss will be $12,000. The fluke of the anchor penetrated the... Read MORE...

The New York Herald -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1868
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Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1882 - Tornado
KANSAS CITY, June 17. - This city was visited last night by a terrific tornado, which unroofed and overturned houses, blew down trees and fences and worked general havoc. Fowler Brother's cooper were ... Read MORE...

The Macon Telegraph and Messenger -  Macon, Georgia -  June 18, 1882
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Rutland, Vermont, USA

1900 - RUTLAND RAILROAD TRAINS COLLIDE. Freight Wreck on Rutland Railroad.
Owing to a mix-up in train orders two freight trains collided near Gassetts on the Rutland railroad about noon Saturday. No one was injured, but the front ends of both engines were smashed in and... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 18, 1900
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Schenectady, New York, USA

1900 - MRS. ROGERS'S DEATH.
She Lived But Twenty Minutes After the Accident.

Providence, June 27 - Details have been received of the tragic death in Schenectady Monday evening of Mrs. H. T. Rogers, wife of a well-known... Read MORE...

Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  June 18, 1900
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Columbus, Ohio, USA

1907 - BIG FOUR TRAIN WRECK. ONE OF THE FASTEST TRAINS ON NEW YORK CENTRAL WENT THRU OPEN SWITCH AT COLUMBUS, O. MANY PASSENGERS ARE INJURED.
Columbus, O., June 18 - Big Four passenger train No. 19, one of the fastest trains on the New York Central lines, went thru an open switch today in the northern part of the city and is now lying on... Read MORE...

Winona Republican Herald -  Minnesota -  June 18, 1907
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Springfield, Illinois, USA

1912 - WOMAN AVIATOR KILLED. MISS JULIA CLARK OF CHICAGO FALLS AT SPRINGFIELD, ILL.
Springfield, Ill., June 17. - MISS JULIA CLARK was killed while making her first flight in an aeroplane at the fair grounds tonight. She fell into a tree.

MISS CLARK was a Chicago girl who became... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 18, 1912
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Gardiner, Maine, USA

1912 - FIRE DESTROYS MILL
Gardiner, Me., June 18 - Fire today destroyed the mill of the Oakland Manufacturing Co. Woodworkers and dealers in Southern lumber, and two adjoining dwellings. The loss was $20,000. The mill was... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Daily Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  June 18, 1912
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North Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1912 - BOARDING HOUSE DESTROYED AT NORTH HAMPTON
Shortly after 2 o'clock this Tuesday morning fire destroyed the meadow Brook Inn at Little River, North Hampton.

The building was used for a summer boarding house and was owned by Frank... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  June 18, 1912
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Casper, Wyoming, USA

1921 - OIL SET AFIRE BY LIGHTNING. SEVERAL LARGE TANKS BURNING AT CASPER; ONE MAN IS INJURED.
Casper, Wyo., June 18. - Several large tanks containing about 445,000 barrels of crude and fuel oil were burning here this afternoon after being struck by lightning. The fire is centered in the... Read MORE...

Ogden Standard-Examiner -  Ogden, Utah -  June 18, 1921
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA

1922 - ATTACKED BY FISH, YOUNG LADY DIES
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 17. — Supposedly attacked by barracuda, a species of carnivorous fish, while swimming near the municipal pier today, Miss Dorothy MacLatchie, a high school student,... Read MORE...

Gazette-Telegraph -  Colorado Springs, Colorado -  June 18, 1922
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Davenport, Iowa, USA

1923 - 9 HURT WHEN ROLLER COASTER CARS CRASH AT DAVENPORT PARK.
Davenport, Ia., June 18. - One person was seriously injured and eight others received minor injuries in a roller coaster accident at Forrest Park, a local amusement resort Sunday night.
The injured... Read MORE...

Waterloo Evening Courier -  Iowa -  June 18, 1923
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

1958 - 18 BELIEVED KILLED IN COLLAPSE OF SPAN.
Vancouver, B. C. (AP) - Skindivers worked in bright sunlight Wednesday to recover the last of 18 men killed or believed buried in the twisted wreckage of the collapsed Second Narrows... Read MORE...

The Daily Chronicle -  Centralia, Washington -  June 18, 1958
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Anaheim, California, USA

1966 - MONORAIL KILLS YOUTH CLIMBING ON TRACK.
Anaheim, Calif. - The Disneyland monorail train Friday night slammed into and killed a 19-year-old youth who had climbed 20 feet to a trestle in an apparent effort to gain free entrance into the... Read MORE...

Press-Telegram -  Long Beach, California -  June 18, 1966
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1682  June 18 - Philadelphia is founded by William Penn

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1948  June 18 – LP record – Columbia Records introduced its long playing 33 1/3 rpm phonograph format.

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1963  June 18 - 3,000 blacks boycott Boston public school

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March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

Quebec - Did you know? On February 5, 1663, a great earthquake was felt throughout Northeastern North America. No deaths...Read MORE...



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