Monday, August 19, 2019

1930 - Kick By A Dead Horse Puts Man In The Hospital

Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1853 - AWFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN LIVES LOST. THIRTY OR FORTY SERIOUSLY INJURED.
Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the sensibilities of our readers, by the recital of another horrible calamity from a collision of Railway trains.

At 8 o'clock, yesterday morning, a... Read MORE...

The Ohio Organ -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 19, 1853
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Groceries and Provisions,
35 Bridge Street
Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Andover, Massachusetts, USA

1857 - Watched People Search for Her
The Andover Mass. Advertiser tells a story of a woman belonging to that town, who had a falling out with her husband, and threatened to drown herself in the 'great pond.' Her husband was not at first ... Read MORE...

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New-Hampshire Patriot -  New Hampshire -  August 19, 1857
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Waterbury, Connecticut, USA

1865 - EXTENSIVE FIRE. The Spirit of Fire After Connecticut Buttons - Heavy Loss.
NEW-HAVEN, Friday, Aug. 18.
The large button factory of MALTBY, MORTON & Co., in Waterbury, Conn., was totally destroyed by fire this morning at 3 o'clock.

The building was entirely of wood,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 19, 1865
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Brattleboro, Vermont, USA (West Brattleboro)

1886 - THE BRIDGE GAVE WAY. A FATAL RAILROAD ACCIDENT NEAR BRATTLEBOROUGH, VT.
BRATTLEBOROUGH, Vt., Aug. 18. - An accident occurred on the narrow gauge railroad here to-night, in which the engineer of a train and one passenger were killed and seven other passengers were... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 19, 1886
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Green Corn Pudding - Grate a dozen ears of corn; season with a teaspoonful of white pepper;...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 28, 1881
1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)
Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man

"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and other headaches, offer a cheer for Felix Hoffmann, one of the world's great... Read MORE...

Simpson's Leader-Times -  Kittanning, Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1971
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H. Schoeneman, Importer and Dealer in Guns, Pistols, and all kinds of Ammunition, Pocket Cutlery, Fishing Tackle, and Sporting Apparatus of Every Description, 19 North C Street, Virginia, Nevada

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Davenport, Iowa, USA

1897 - EXPLOSION IN A SIRUP REFINERY. Causes a Fire and Loss of Life.
Davenport, Iowa - August 19 - An explosion of dust knocked out two walls of the elevator of the Davenport Sirup Refinery to day.

John RAPP and John RAHN, two men in the cupola, were forced to jump ... Read MORE...

Madison Courier -  Madison, Indiana -  August 19, 1897
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Athol, Massachusetts, USA

1907 - WRECK AT ATHOL.
Engine and Five Freight Cars Derailed - Wreck Crew Has Ten Hours Task Clearing Up.

The Boston & Maine wreck train was called out from this city early Sunday morning and the crew were given a 10... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  August 19, 1907
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1914 - Married 52 Years - Mr. and Mrs. George W. Salisbury will observe anniversary tomorrow
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Salisbury, who reside at No. 1 ½ Lewis Street are congratulating themselves that if they live until tomorrow they have reached the fifty-second anniversary of their marriage.... Read MORE...

The Auburn Citizen -  Auburn, New York -  Wednesday August 19, 1914
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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
Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

1929 - SIX LOSE THEIR LIVES IN BLAZE. SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED WHEN FIRE DESTROYS ROOMING HOUSE AT LITTLE ROCK.
Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 19 - (AP) - Six persons were burned to death and several others injured or burned in a fire in a rooming house here today.

Explosion of a gas cooking stove started the fire ... Read MORE...

Centralia Daily Journal -  Centralia, Washington -  August 19, 1929
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Plymouth, Wisconsin, USA

1930 - Kick By A Dead Horse Puts Man In The Hospital
Plymouth. - Paradoxical as it may seem, Walter Brickner was confined to the hospital here today as the result of being kicked by a dead horse.
Brickner, an employe of the Edward W. Bohnsack company... Read MORE...

The Sheboygan Press -  Sheboygan, Wisconsin -  August 19, 1930
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Torrington, Connecticut, USA

1955 - Hurricane Diane
...Connecticut Hit.
And in Connecticut, Gov. ABRAHAM RIBICOFF ordered units of the National Guard to Torrington where the Naugatuck River and its tributaries were swollen. Flash floods developed in... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1955
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Oswego, New York, USA

1957 - GAS BLAST IN TUNNEL FATAL TO 4.
Oswego, N.Y. (AP) - An explosion tore through a tunnel cut in rock 100 feet below Lake Ontario and killed three construction workers yesterday. The blast turned the 6,250-foot tunnel into a... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  August 19, 1957
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1895  August 19 - American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.

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1934  August 19 - The first All-American Soap Box Derby is held in Dayton, Ohio.

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1955  August 19-20 - Rivers throughout Central Massachusetts and Northeastern Connecticut overflow, causing millions of dollars damage.

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America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: "Advertising prescription drugs. That was the weirdest ...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? The seigneur was endowed with his rank and estate to the sole end that he should become an active...Read MORE...



The Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New-World Feudalism [Vol. 5 of "The Chronicles of Canada"] by William Bennett Munro; Toronto: Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1922
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