Wednesday, June 12, 2019

1869 - Worth the Pie?


Metallic Band Sleigh Bells
Manufactured by F. Armstrong, Bridgeport, Conn.
1880s
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1869 - Worth the Pie?
An apprentice boy in Pittsfield, Mass., who was exceedingly fond of mince pies, was told by a lady that she would give him one if he would sit upon the stove while she counted 100. He got the pie and ... Read MORE...

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Minnesotian-Herald -  Minnesota -  June 12, 1869
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Hard Sauce - Beat one-fourth of a poiund of butter to a cream, adding gradually one cup of...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Holden, Massachusetts, USA

1871 - A TORNADO. HOUSES, BARNS AND TREES PROSTRATED IN MASSACHUSETTS - DESTRUCTION IN ITS PATH - SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
Worcester, Mass., June 11. - A sweeping tornado passed through the towns of Paxton, Holden and West Boyleston this afternoon at 4 1/ 2 o'clock, demolishing every building in its track and tearing up... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 12, 1871
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Bicycles and Watches Given Away
Do You Want One?
Royal Tea Co.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...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
Beloit, Wisconsin, USA

1893 - Fatally Burned.
BELOIT, Wis., June 12. - Miss Maggie Pollard was fatally burned by a gasoline fire which she accidentally started while lighting a gasoline stove. There was some gasoline in a pan near the stove and... Read MORE...

Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  June 12, 1893
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Spokane, Washington, USA

1898 - FLAG DAY, Tuesday, June 14.
Over 10,000,000 flags have been sold in the United States since April 21st.

June 14, 1777, the Congress of the United States adopted our present flag. Celebrate the day by hanging out the Stars... Read MORE...

The Spokesman-Review -  Spokane, Washington -  Sunday Morning, June 12, 1898
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Sarasota, Florida, USA

1942 - EIGHT ARMY MEN DEAD IN CRASH OF THEIR PLANE.
Sarasota, Fla., June 12. - (AP) - Eight army fliers were killed and two injured early today when a four-engined bomber crashed into Sarasota Bay.

Maj. Gardiner Fiske, Sarasota air base... Read MORE...

The Daily Times News -  Burlington, North Carolina -  June 12, 1942
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1838  June 12 - Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass

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1849  June 12 - Gas mask patented by Lewis Haslett (Louisville Ky)

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1869  A daughter of Sheriff Lyman Powers, of Rutland, Vt, has been insane ever since the accidental death, some weeks ago, of a railroad conductor named Cook, who was to have been her husband in a few days.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  Two and a half million barrels of lime are made in Rockland, Maine, each year. It sells for one dollar a barrel.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1881  June 12 - Severe thunderstorms spawned more than half a dozen tornadoes in the Lower Missouri Valley. Five of the tornadoes touched down near Saint Joseph MO.

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1890  June 12 – In Michigan, the wooden steamer Ryan is lost near Thunder Bay Island.

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1899  June 12 – New Richmond Tornado completely destroys the town of New Richmond, Wisconsin, killing 117 and injuring more than 200.

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1967  June 12 - Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)

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1983  June 12 - The state of Utah was besieged by floods and mudslides. Streets in downtown Salt Lake City were sandbagged and turned into rivers of relief. The town of Thistle was completely inundated as a mudslide made a natural dam.

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1987  June 12 - President Reagan gave the famous “Tear Down This Wall” speech, Berlin

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America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Very few children went to school in New France. Schools were usually only in the larger towns and...Read MORE...



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Visit Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA!

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


Contoocook River & Granite Bridge, Peterborough, N.H.

John Snyder
Died June 12

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