Monday, November 4, 2019

1914 - Carrier Pigeon is Bridal Messenger

Kamouraska, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis) (Saint-Alexandre) (Sainte-Hélène)

1850 - Whales
During the past month several large whales have been captured in the St. Lawrence, below Quebec. One of these animals, says the Quebec Mercury, seventy-five feet in length, was harpooned at... Read MORE...

Daily National Intelligencer -  District of Columbia -  November 4, 1850
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1890s
Horsfords Acid Phosphate
Rumford Chemical Works
Providence, R.I.
Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - Loss of Schooner Pledge.
Captain Chapman, his brother, and two men, belonging to the fishing schooner Pledge, of Provincetown, which was run down and sunk on Grand Banks, by Hamburg ship Donau, arrived in this city on... Read MORE...

Barre Gazette -  Barre, Massachusetts -  November 4, 1853
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St Louis, Missouri, USA

1887 - A CIRCUS TRAIN WRECKED. WILD ANIMALS ESCAPE, BUT ARE EASILY CAPTURED - ONE MAN KILLED.
St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 3 - JOHN ROBINSON'S circus train was wrecked at the Union Station this evening, and a pair of lions, a tiger, a leopard, and a hyena succeeded in escaping from the cages. The... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 4, 1887
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Lisbon, New Hampshire, USA

1901 - FIRE NEARLY DESTROYS A TOWN.
Lisbon, N. H., Nov. 4. - Starting in the peg mill of JAMES G. MOORE, Sunday morning, fire destroyed a large part of the business section of this town. The burned buildings include BRIGHAM'S Hotel,... Read MORE...

Tyrone Daily Herald -  Pennsylvania -  November 4, 1901
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1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Artichoke Soup - Take four medium-sized fresh artichokes; wash, boil until tender,...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Milford, New Hampshire, USA

1914 - Carrier Pigeon is Bridal Messenger
NEW YORK, Nov. 3 - Ever since a Belgian rabbit escaped from one of the rooms on the fifth floor of the Prince George hotel, A. M. Gutterson, the assistant manager, has been especially on alert to see ... Read MORE...

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Duluth News-Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  November 4, 1914
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Patterson Organ
manufactured by James T. Patterson
Bridgeport, Conn.
1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

An Afternoon Tea - A card should be left for or sent to each lady receiving. No after call...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
1927 - November 4 - Flooding in Vermont caused 84 deaths
A great Vermont flood occurred. Tropical rains deluged the Green Mountain area of Vermont causing the worst flood in the history of the state. Torrential rains, up to 15 inches in the higher... Read MORE...

WeatherForYou.com
November 4, 1927
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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1927 - Flood
...Northwestern Massachusetts also felt the flood. Property loss was estimated at more than $1,000,000 in North Adams alone. The national guard was called out there after 20 houses had been swept... Read MORE...

The Oelwein Daily Register -  Iowa -  November 4, 1927
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Glendale, California, USA

1941 - AVIATOR DIES IN BURNING SHIP.
Glendale, Calif., Nov. 4. - (AP) - Plowing into a house from an altitude of 1800 feet, a Lockheed P-38 interceptor plane burst into flames today and killed its pilot, RALPH VIRDEN, forty-three, a... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  November 4, 1941
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Ontario, California, USA

1960 - BOB YEAKEL, 2 SONS DIE IN PLANE CRASH. AIRCRAFT HITS CAR, FREEWAY.
Ontario, Calif. (UPI) - BOB YEAKEL, prominent Southern California businessman, and four other persons including two of YEAKELS' sons, were killed Thursday night when his small plane crashed on the... Read MORE...

Independent -  Long Beach, California -  November 4, 1960
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1879  November 4 - James Ritty patents 1st cash register, to combat stealing by bartenders in his Dayton, Ohio saloon

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1924  November 4 - Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming is elected as the first woman governor in the United States.

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1927  Flood
...Cellars were flooded, roads were under water and dams were reported near the breaking point at Hinsdale, Mass...

The Oelwein Daily Register
Iowa

America - Did you know? S&H Green Stamps were trading stamps popular in the United States from the 1930s until the late...Read MORE...



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Quebec - Did you know? French Canadians celebrate Dollard Day on the Monday preceding May 25. The day honors a...Read MORE...



Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (www.everyculture.com)
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A Village Street, Woodstock, Conn.

Thos. Lamb with S. Crane, Nurseryman, Great Plain
Died November 4

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