Wednesday, June 24, 2020

1881 - Johnny Cake

Swansea, Massachusetts, USA (Ocean Grove)

1675 - King Philip's War takes place between Native Americans and New England colonists
In colonial New England, King Philip's War begins when a band of Wampanoag warriors raid the border settlement of Swansee, Massachusetts, and massacre the English colonists there.

In the early...
June 24, 1675

What to Get a Man for Christmas
Postal Scale and Letter Opener
Postal Scale Company, Chapel St., New Haven, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

Visit New Haven, Connecticut, USA!

Springport, New York, USA (Union Springs)

1882 - Assault
A fiendish assault was committed Thursday on a child belonging to Union Springs, N. Y., by Thos. E. Ford and John Wingfield, lately connected with Frank A. Robbins' show and exposition. A reward of... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  June 24, 1882

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

1882 - Storm
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, June 23. - The following particulars have been learned of the storm of Thursday; It was a hurricane - not a tornado -- and swept over all area of 20 miles in width; some damage... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 24, 1882

Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

1893 - Mill Fire
Appleton, Wis., June 24. - The Kaukauna Fiber company's sulphite mill at Kaukauna was destroyed by fire Friday afternoon. It was a two digester mill, with a capacity of seven tons a day. Loss,... Read MORE...

Daily Citizen -  Iowa City, Iowa -  June 24, 1893

 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
Greeley, Colorado, USA

1897 - Kicked by Horse
Last Wednesday the little four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Klug while playing near a horse at their home on Box Elder was kicked in the head above the left eye inflicting a terrible gash and... Read MORE...

The Greeley Tribune -  Greeley, Colorado -  June 24, 1897

The Edison New Standard Phonograph
Price $20
National Phonograph Co., New York

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - VACATION AT AN END. The President and Party Leave Adams, Mass., for the Nation's Capitol.
ADAMS, Mass., June 26. - The vacation which President and Mrs. McKinley have been enjoying here as the guests of Hon. and Mrs. W. B. Plunkett, is at an end, and to-night, the presidential train bore... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 24, 1899

Wichita, Kansas, USA

1910 - THREE KILLED IN A WRECK. Harvest Hands Stealing Ride in an Accident.
WICHITA, Kas., June 23. - Three men were killed and ten were injured in the wreck of an extra St. Louis & San Francisco freight train just east of here, at 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Two men are...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  June 24, 1910

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A lady will always dress plainly when traveling. A gay dress, or finery of any sort, when in a...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
Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Eight Passengers Hurt, One Mortally, in Wreck at Canaan.
Special to The New York Times.

CANAAN, Conn., June 23. - Two milk cars shunted against a passenger coach on the New Haven Road a the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 24, 1913

1717  June 24 - 1st Free Masons' grand lodge founded in London

1897  June 24 - Hail injures 26 in Topeka Kansas

 America - Did you know? In 1565, Saint Augustine, Florida, settled by the Spanish, became the first permanent European...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Between 1714 and 1754, approximately 4,500 immigrants settled in New France. They included...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
 Picture of the Day

Visit Brandon, Manitoba, Canada!

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

Post Office, Brandon, Man.

Goff's Angora Braid
D. Goff & Sons, Pawtucket, R.I.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

Visit Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA!

Died June 24


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