Friday, August 9, 2019

1700's - A Baby's Adventure

Brunswick, Maine, USA

1700's - A Baby's Adventure
In the year 1819,died in the town of Greene, Me., an old man named Thomas, who had a thrilling wolf-story of his own to tell, though the experience was too early for his memory, he being at the time... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 9, 1879
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The Marco Polo, 1550 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, Conn., Route 44
1842 - August 9 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.
Webster–Ashburton Treaty, (1842), treaty between the U.S. and Great Britain establishing the northeastern boundary of the U.S. and providing for Anglo–U.S. cooperation in the suppression of the... Read MORE...

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August 9, 1842
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Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA

1895 - COLLIDED IN THE FOG. TWO TRAINS MET AND WERE SMASHED ON AN EASTERN ROAD. PASSENGER AND FREIGHT COACHES DEMOLISHED AND SEVERAL TRAINMEN KILLED.
Plymouth, N.H., Aug. 8. - One of the worst collisions that ever occurred on the White Mountain division of the Boston and Maine Railroad took place one mile south of here at 5:40 o'clock this... Read MORE...

San Francisco Call -  San Francisco, California -  August 9, 1895
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1909 - Several Injured In Street Car Panic. Fuse Blows Out, Causing A Wild Scramble.
Miss Gustason of Denver and O. A. Aubrey of Manitou Attended by Physicians.

Miss Alva Gustason of Denver, O. A. Aubrey of Manitou and other passengers of a Manitou Street car were injured late... Read MORE...

Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph -  Colorado Springs, Colorado -  August 9, 1909
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig"s Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Livermore Falls, Maine, USA (East Livermore)

1909 - Fire
LIVERMORE FALLS, Me., Aug. 28 - Damage estimated at $75,000 was done to-day by a fire which consumed an immense quantity of spruce owned by the International Paper Company and piled along the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 9, 1909
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1875 advertisement

Beaudry & McAvoy
Undertakers and General Furnishers
Cor. Broadway and 7th Street, Opposite Depot.
Oakland, Calif.

Oakland Tribune
Oakland, California
June 30, 1875
Lewiston, Maine, USA

1911 - Senator Frye Dies in Maine - Former President Pro Tem. of National Body Passes Away in Old Home
Lewiston, Maine, Aug. 9 - United States Senator William Pierce Frye died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Helen White, here yesterday. Mrs. White and Mrs. Alice Briggs, another daughter, were at his ... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  August 9, 1911
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Superior, Wisconsin, USA

1913 - Train Wreck
Superior - Indignant over the ore car collision in which three persons were killed and several injured, 250 dock workers struck. The accident is blamed to careless switching. The known dead: Nick... Read MORE...

The Stevens Point Journal -  Stevens Point, Wisconsin -  August 9, 1913
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Covington, Kentucky, USA

1917 - Joe Catching Killed At Covington
Mr. Joe Catching, son of Mr. J. F. Catching of this county, who held a position as yard switchman at Covington, was caught between two cars and crushed to death Saturday night about 7 o'clock.

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The London Sentinel -  London, Kentucky -  August 9, 1917
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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never eat every morsel that is upon your plate; and surely no lady will ever scrape her plate, or...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
Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA (Point Judith)

1921 - ARMED AIRPLANE SHOWERS BULLETS ON NARRAGANSETT - Unknown Craft Seriously Wounds Girl and Damages Launch
Providence, R. I., August 9. - Army officers, urged on by civil authorities, sought today for an armed airplane which yesterday sprayed Narragansett Bay with machine gun bullets, wounding a girl... Read MORE...

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader -  Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania -  August 9, 1921
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

1922 - Annual Farmers' Week at Fayetteville, Ark.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Aug. 8. - The fourth annual Farmers' week will be held at the college of agriculture, University of Arkansas, at Fayetteville, August 15-18, inclusive. An interesting program has... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Missouri -  August 9, 1922
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1945 - August 9 - Atomic bombing of Nagasaki: A United States B-29 Bomber, Bockscar, drops an atomic bomb, codenamed "Fat Man", on Nagasaki, Japan, at 11:02 a.m. (local time).
Another Atomic Bomb Dropped on Enemy City
Important Kyushu City of Nagasaki Struck With 'Good Results'; Other B29s Leave Four Major Targets Afire

GUAM, Aug. 9 (AP) - The world's most destructive... Read MORE...

The Post-Register -  Idaho Falls, Idaho -  August 9, 1945
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Boca Raton, Florida, USA

1956 - INQUIRY IS LAUNCHED INTO PLANE CRASH.
Boca Raton (AP) - A Civil Aeronautics Board query was underway today into the cause of fruit fly spray plane crash in which five men were killed.

The aerial spray campaign, meanwhile, continued. A ... Read MORE...

Fort Pierce News-Tribune -  Florida -  August 9, 1956
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1831  August 9 - 1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY)

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1944  August 9 – The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time.

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America - Did you know? May 13, 1846 - Mexican War: U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? Habitants spent the wintertime cleaning and repairing tools and tending the animals. In spring they ...Read MORE...



Elspeth Deir et al., Canada: The story of our heritage, Grade 7 (Whitby, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000)
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1890's ad
Dr. Kilmer & Co.
Binghamton, New York
Died August 9

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