Thursday, August 1, 2019

1883 - WRECK AND FIRE. Two Freight Trains Collide in Vermont.

Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

1878 - The Tornado at Wallingford, Conn., in 1878.
During the last of July and the first of August, 1878, showers with thunder and lightning occurred almost daily, and on some of the days there were several disastrous ones. For two or three weeks... Read MORE...

August 1, 1878
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1890s
Heinz's Keystone Brand Sweet Pickles
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Pownal, Vermont, USA

1883 - WRECK AND FIRE. Two Freight Trains Collide in Vermont.
At Least Four Employes Killed-The Wreck on Fire.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Aug. 1 - At 9:20 this morning a freight train of the Troy and Boston Road collided, about half way between Petersburgh Junction... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  August 1, 1883
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Tupper Lake, New York, USA

1899 - A NEW YORK TOWN DESTROYED. FIRE LEAVES BUT A FEW BUILDINGS STANDING IN TUPPER LAKE VILLAGE - HUNDREDS ARE HOMELESS.
Malone, N. Y., July 31. - The village of Tupper Lake was almost entirely wiped out by fire in a few hours Sunday morning. Save two hotels, the Opera House, Catholic Church, and a few straggling... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 1, 1899
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1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an... Read MORE...

www.historyplace.com/ worldhistory/ firstworldwar
August 1, 1914
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread Biscuit - One pound of coarse brown flour or oatmeal flour, two ounces of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, USA

1923 - SUES FOR HUSBAND'S DEATH FROM LIQUOR
New London, Conn., July 31 - Mrs. Domicelle Anton, widow of Joseph Anton, of North Grosvenordale, this state, is bringing suit for $15,000 charging that alleged whisky which her husband bought from... Read MORE...

The Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  August 1, 1923
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1890s
Highland Brand Evaporated Cream
Highland, Ill.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, USA

1940 - "HUMAN ELEMENT" BLAMED FOR RAILROAD WRECK; FORTY-THREE KILLED IN CRASH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RIDERS IN COACH ALL MET DEATH.
No One Escaped from Flames After "Doodle-Bug" Crashed Into On-Coming Freight Train.

Cuyahoga Falls, O., Aug. 1 (U.P.) - The head-on collision of a freight train and a self-propelled passenger car... Read MORE...

Piqua Daily Call -  Ohio -  August 1, 1940
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

1957  August 1 - 1st commercial building heated by Sun (Albuquerque NM)

The Bridgers and Paxton Office Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is the first commercial building to be heated by solar energy. It is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

historyorb.com
August 1, 1957
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1914  August 1 - New York Stock Exchange closed due to war in Europe, where nearly all stock exchanges are already closed.

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America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number,...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Lower Gates of Locks after great wreck of June 9, 1909

Bicycles and Watches Given Away
Do You Want One?
Royal Tea Co.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Died August 1

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