Saturday, May 9, 2020

1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation. GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY.

Troy, New York, USA

1846 - AVALANCHE AT TROY.
Another avalanche occurred on Saturday, in the immediate environs of this city, for which Troy has become famous. Two men were instantly killed, together with a pair of fine horses. It was near the... Read MORE...

Janesville Gazette -  Janesville, Wisconsin -  May 9, 1846
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"1847 Rogers Bros."
The Meriden Britannia Co., Meriden, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

Visit Meriden, Connecticut, USA!

Norwich, New York, USA (White Store)

1890 - THIRTY DEAD. The Chenango County Poor House Calamity.
Later Returns From the Scene of the Disaster More Than Double the Number of Victims Fierce Battles With Wandering Lunatics - One Man Shot.
{Special to the Eagle.}
NORWICH, N. Y., May 9.
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Brooklyn Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 9, 1890
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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

1908 - FALLS OVER CLIFF AND TRAIN MANGLES HIM
ST. PAUL, May 8. - Robert, the 2 year old son of Jacob Sleckenstein, 275 Cliff street, rolled down a 30-foot embankment near his home at 6 o'clock last evening and fell under a passing freight train... Read MORE...

The Duluth News Tribune -  Duluth, Minnesota -  May 9, 1908
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

1910 - SHOE SHINE SAVES HIS LIFE.
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. - Suddenly remembering that he had just has his shoes shined, and not wishing to spoil the polish, "Jack" Thomas, a resident of one of the small mining camps in the Black hills,... Read MORE...

Salt Lake Telegram -  Salt Lake City, Utah -  May 9, 1910
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS ORDERED UP

Washington, May 9. - President Wilson today approved a joint resolution setting apart... Read MORE...

The Fort Wayne Sentinel -  Fort Wayne, Indiana -  May 9, 1914
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1867  Attempted to Untie Shoe With Fork
A girl named Lydia Bliven put out one of her eyes at Lenox, Massachusetts, last week, while attempting to untie her shoe string with a fork.

Weekly Progress
Raleigh, North Carolina

 America - Did you know? During the Civil War, John H. Wisdom became known as the Paul Revere of the South, afte rhe...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? Among Catholics, It is said that reciting one thousand Hail Marys on December 24 would ensure...Read MORE...



www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca
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Visit East Hartford, Connecticut, USA!

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


Comstock Hall

"Located at 1175 (1171-1177) Main Street in East Hartford is Comstock Hall, built in 1899 to house a theater (later converted to a roller-skating rink and then demolished) and offices. The classically proportioned building was constructed by Lewis Comstock, a railroad engineer and descendant of an old East Hartford family..." historicbuildingsct.com

Who has the Oldest Sewing Machine?
A new "Singer" given in exchange for it

The Singer Manufacturing Co.
New York City

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

Died May 9

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