Friday, June 28, 2019


The Edison New Standard Phonograph
Price $20
National Phonograph Co., New York

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898
Lachine, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saints-Anges-de-Lachine)

1825 - 700 Irish Arrive
Montreal, June 18. - On Thursday the Lady Sherbrook and Quebec steam boats brought from Quebec about 700 Irish emigrants, sent out by Government. Without being permitted to enter the town the... Read MORE...

Alexandria Gazette -  Alexandria, Virginia -  June 28, 1825

Dunstable, Massachusetts, USA

1869 - Strict Laws
At Dunstable, Mass., in 1651, dancing at weddings was forbidden, and in 1660 William Walker was imprisoned for a month for courting a maid without the leave of her parents. In 1675 the wearing of... Read MORE...
Cincinnati Daily Gazette -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  June 28, 1869

1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Decatur, Michigan, USA

Lysander Morse and Phoebe Macomber, of Decatur, Michigan, were married sixty-five years ago. It was a love match that won the envy of all their neighbors by its promise of happiness. The couple lived ... Read MORE...

The Allentown Democrat -  Allentown, Pennsylvania -  June 28, 1893

5% Nickel Steel Tubing is found only in Columbia Bicycles
Pope Mfg. Co, Hartford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
A New Hope, Bucks county, dispatch says: The discovery that a German carp drinks milk, has averted what threatened to be wholesale suits for theft. Michael Tiernan for several months, or ever since... Read MORE...

The Allentown Democrat -  Allentown, Pennsylvania -  June 28, 1893

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Does a Large Amount of Damage at Louisville.
Electricity Causes a Panic Among Two Hundred Sewing Girls – Men Shocked and Burned by Falling Electric Wires,... Read MORE...

Decatur Weekly Republican -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 28, 1894

Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

1897 - Steamship on the Rocks
Champlain, Que., June 27 - The steamship Turret Bay, Montreal for Sydney, C. B. is ashore at Point Aux Roches, near here. The vessel is in a dangerous position, resting on a rocky bottom. Attempts... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  June 28, 1897

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

1898 - Open Air Courtship
With the coming of summer in New York the open air courtships begin. There is hardly the shadow of a friendly tree without a pair of lovers under it, and there is certainly not a bench in the park on ... Read MORE...

Plain Dealer -  Cleveland, Ohio -  June 28, 1898

Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

Franklin, Mass., June 27 - St. Mary's Catholic Church, one of the largest structures in town, was totally burned early last evening the vestments and service books alone being saved. The loss is... Read MORE...

Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  June 28, 1900

1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

June 28 - A small U.S. workforce arrives in Panama to survey, plan, and continue the excavation begun by... Read MORE... American Experience
June 28, 1904

1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 13 million lives and caused unprecedented damage. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11,... Read MORE...
June 28, 1919

Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

1936 - Hurricane Hits Coastline Near Corpus Christi - Refinery Is Badly Damaged At Ingleside
70-Mile Wind Blows
Surprise Storm Causes No Loss of Life

Corpus Christi, June 27 (AP) - A small but intense tropical disturbance struck the south Texas coast without warning Saturday, moving... Read MORE...

Port Arthur News -  Port Arthur, Texas -  June 28, 1936

1770  June 28 - Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia

1776  June 28 - Charleston, SC repulses British sea attack

1832 June 28, 1832: Cholera epidemic began in N.Y.C.

The Old Farmer's Almanac

1924  June 28 – A tornado touches down in Lorain, Ohio and kills 78 people.

1983  June 28 - Bridge section along I-95 in Greenwich, Ct collapsed kills 3

America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Guns... In Texas. At one end of the store the biggest ...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
Picture of the Day

Visit Salisbury Mills, New York, USA!

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

Scene near Echo Glen (Orange County), Salisbury Mills, N.Y.

Granite Iron Ware
E. E. Prusia & Company
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Died June 28


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