Tuesday, June 2, 2020

1845 - ANOTHER DISASTROUS FIRE IN PITTSBURG ! SIXTY TO SEVENTY HOUSES IN ASHES - ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY TO TWO HUNDRED FAMILIES, COMPRISING SEVEN TO NINE HUNDRED PERSONS RENDERED HOUSELESS AND HOMELESS ! !

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

1845 - ANOTHER DISASTROUS FIRE IN PITTSBURG ! SIXTY TO SEVENTY HOUSES IN ASHES - ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY TO TWO HUNDRED FAMILIES, COMPRISING SEVEN TO NINE HUNDRED PERSONS RENDERED HOUSELESS AND HOMELESS ! !
Our city has again been the scene of another disastrous conflagration - more dreadful than the first as regards the actual suffering which will follow, although comparatively small when the amount of ... Read MORE...

The Republican Compiler -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  June 2, 1845
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The A-86 Ajax Drill Sharpener
T. H. Proske, Denver, Colorado

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - June 2 - DIED WHILE DANCING
A young man named Frank Stanhope attended a dance in Conway, Mass., a few evening since, and while dancing and playing a flute at the same time, fell dead upon the floor. The selectmen suspected foul ... Read MORE...

Richmond Dispatch -  Richmond, Virginia -  June 2, 1860
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Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - SHOCKING DEATH OF A YOUNG WOMAN.
A correspondent of the Worcester (Mass.) Spy gives the following particulars of a fatal accident which occurred on Saturday afternoon, the 26th of May, at the [illegible] manufactory of F. M.... Read MORE...

The New Albany Daily Ledger -  New Albany, Indiana -  June 2, 1860
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1868 - Fire at Woonsocket.
A fire was discovered in the large brick storage and dry-house owned by Messrs. WARD and HARRIS, in Woonsocket, about noon to-day. The fire originated in some wool waste, and was confined to the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 2, 1868
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Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA

1882 - Destructive Tornado in Franklin County, Mass.
A destructive storm of wind and bail passed over a portion of Franklin county, Mass., last Sunday evening. At Greenfield huge trees were uprooted, and the air was filled with flying fences, shingles, ... Read MORE...

Vermont Phoenix -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  June 2, 1882
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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

1888 Colt's Lightning Magazine Rifles
Colt's Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Connecticut

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Kansas City, Kansas, USA

1903 - Twenty Thousand Persons are Now Homeless in Kansas City, Kansas
The first reliable information from Kansas City, Kan., was just received. In that district 20,000 persons are homeless. A number have been drowned, and the property loss has been heavy. The situation ... Read MORE...

Sandusky Evening Star -  Sandusky, Ohio -  June 2, 1903
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
Topeka, Kansas, USA

1903 - Flood - Losses Exaggerated.
Topeka, June 2. - While it is known that 34 people lost their lives by the flood, reports of other bodies found are still coming in. The flood is now receding. Looting is still going on in north... Read MORE...

Sandusky Evening Star -  Sandusky, Ohio -  June 2, 1903
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1883 June 2, 1883: In Fort Wayne, Indiana, the first baseball game was played under electric lights at night

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

1886 June 2, 1886: Grover Cleveland became the first president to marry in the White House

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

1889 June 2, 1889 - A great flood on the Potomac River in Washington, DC flooded streets and took out a span of Long Bridge (today's 14th Street Bridge). The flood stage reached was not equaled until 1936.

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 America - Did you know? In 1620, the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts was established by Pilgrims from England. Before...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains,...Read MORE...



French-Canadian Culture (www.buzzle.com /articles /french-canadiane-culture.html)
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Country Club

Inhalant Ephedrine Compound with Merthiolate
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, USA

Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Died June 2

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