Thursday, May 14, 2020

1801 - Lived in 3 Centuries

1607 - May 14 - Jamestown Was Established
The Virginia Company of England made a daring proposition: sail to the new, mysterious land, which they called Virginia in honor of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, and begin a settlement. They... Read MORE...
May 14, 1607

1942 advertisement

Reymond's is good Bread
Enriched with Vitamin -B, and other Vitamin B factors

Naugatuck Daily News
Naugatuck, Connecticut
July 2, 1942

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Barrington, Rhode Island, USA (West Barrington)

1801 - Lived in 3 Centuries
Barrington, (Rhode Island) February 24.

There is now living in this town, Matthew Watson, esq. in the 105th year of his age, in pretty good health, and in the enjoyment of his faculties, except... Read MORE...
Georgia Gazette -  Georgia -  May 14, 1801

 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
Auburn, New York, USA

1880 - Strange Series of Misfortunes
Daniel Cornwall, of Auburn, New York, was the victim within the twenty-four hours ending at noon yesterday, of a singular series of misfortunes. On Wednesday evening he was severely injured by the... Read MORE...

Delaware County Daily Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  May 14, 1880

1909 advertisement

Hotel Whittier, Hampton, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1896 - Mangled By A Trolley Car. Miss Masie Todd, Cousin of Robert Todd Lincoln, Killed.
Lexington, Ky., May 13.-Special Telegram-An electric street car ran down and killed Miss MASIE TODD, who was attempting to cross in front of it on her bicycle on South Broadway, at 6 o'clock this... Read MORE...

The Daily Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  May 14, 1896

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

1898 - May 14 - A severe thunderstorm, with some hailstones up to 9.5 inches in circumference, pounded a four mile wide path across Kansas City MO.
South-facing windows were broken in nearly every house in central and eastern parts of the city, and several persons were injured. An even larger hailstone was thought to have been found, but it... Read MORE...
May 14, 1898

Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

1903 - LEOMINSTER’S BIG FRIGHT. A $60,000 Fire Loss and One Death by Accident in Smoke.
Leominster, Mass., May 13 – Eight buildings on fire at one time and the town threatened with destruction, gave the townspeople such a scare, this afternoon, as they never had before. Property valued... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  May 14, 1903

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you are ever caught in a shower, and meet a gentleman friend who offers an umbrella, accept it,...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
Washington, DC, USA

1904 - Lightning Struck The Great Shaft. Bolt Entered Top Of Washington Monument And Followed Iron Work To Ground.
Washington, May 13.-Colonel Symons, in charge of public buildings and grounds, has reported to General Mackenzie, chief of engineers, that the Washington Monument was struck by lightning on the 27th... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  May 14, 1904

1804  May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

1870  In Ireland landlords are often "warned" now-a-days by finding graves dug in their front yards.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1870  Thirty per cent of the population of France can neither read nor write.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe"s novel, Uncle Tom"s Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, a seigneur"s home was sometimes built of timber but more often of stone, with...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)!

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

The River, looking North from Milton, N. Y., Hudson River.

1909 advertisement

Take Notice
When you are in need of any kind of building material, windows, doors, blinds, clap-boards, shingles, etc., or Paroid or Grenasco Roofing, go to Edwin Janvin, Hampton Falls, N.H.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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