Thursday, May 7, 2020

1875 - Small Pox

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Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)

1823 - Ice in St. Lawrence River
Quebec, April 10.
The ice in the St. Lawrence still holds fast opposite below Deschambault, and upwards, we believe, as far as near Montreal. Several boats have come up from below a distance of 60... Read MORE...

American Sentinel -  Connecticut -  May 7, 1823

Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Office of the Augusta Chronicle.
April 28, 6 o'clock, P.M.
We learn with the deepest regret, by passengers from Charleston, who arrived here this evening, by the Carolina Railroad, that the city of ... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  May 7, 1838

L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation)

1875 - Small Pox
A despatch from Quebec says that the small-pox, which at one time assumed the form of an epidemic and threatened the entire destruction of the population of Ancienne Lorette, has seriously... Read MORE...

Boston Daily Advertiser -  Boston, Massachusetts -  May 7, 1875

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Johnny Cake - One cup sweet milk, one cup wheat flour, one and one-half cups corn meal, one...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 30, 1881
Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale)

1887 - Glass Manufacturers Back to Work
The recent difference between the glass manufacturers of Sandwich, Mass., and their employes has been settled by mutual agreement and amicable relations restored. The men express themselves as... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 7, 1887

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Binghamton, New York

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Oakland, California, USA

Two Firemen Injured; Flats and Stores Destroyed; Loss $50,000.

Three flats, a coal, wood and feed yard, and three stores were destroyed, two stores and three flats were badly damaged and two... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  May 7, 1923

1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 36 passengers and 61 crew on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew die, as... Read MORE...

Olean Times Herald -  New York -  May 7, 1937

1804  Brown university, founded in 1764, at Providence, Rhode Island, was known as Rhode Island college until 1804, when its name changed in honor of Nicolas Brown, American merchant, who had given it $100,000.

The Morning Herald
Hagerstown, Maryland

1847  May 7 – In Philadelphia, the American Medical Association (AMA) is founded.

1915  May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

 America - Did you know? January 1, 1863 - Homestead Act becomes law, allowing settlers to claim land (160 acres) after they ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Very few children went to school in New France. Schools were usually only in the larger towns and...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
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Brockton, Mass.

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