Tuesday, June 30, 2020

1896 - An Aeronaut Killed

G. G. Whittaker, 1897

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

1896 - An Aeronaut Killed
Grand Rapids, Mich., June 29. - Hiram Cole, twenty-six years old, a professional aeronaut, living in Big Rapids, Mich., fell thirty feet from his balloon while making an ascension at a surburban... Read MORE...

Courier Journal -  Louisville, Kentucky -  June 30, 1896

Sharon, Massachusetts, USA

Sharon, Mass., June 30. - What was intended to be a week’s enjoyable outing was brought to an abrupt and sad close at Lake Massapoag Monday afternoon. Assistant Pastor Rev. Joseph Maxwell, Choir... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896

Houston, Texas, USA

1896 - BOILER EXPLODES Disaster in a Texas Newspaper Office - Three Lives Lost
Houston, Tex., June 30 - Shortly after three o'clock Monday afternoon the boiler in the office of the Daily Age exploded, killing Engineer Henry Lyons, Miss Mattie Loeb, a stenographer in the office... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Decatur, Illinois -  June 30, 1896

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881
Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal, Québec, Canada* (L'Enfant-Jésus-de-la-Pointe-aux-Trembles)

1912 - Village Wiped Out by Fire
MONTREAL, June 29. - The village of Pointe Aux Trembles was almost wiped out by fire which broke out late yesterday, destroying fifty houses and stores. Two hundred persons are homeless. Pointe Aux... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  June 30, 1912

Watertown, New York, USA

1918 - CHILD RESCUED FROM FIRE WITH MUCH DIFFICULTY - Fireman Goes Up Three Flights for Third Time to Save Baby.
Watertown, June 29. - A fire which broke out about 10:30 this evening among the boxes in the basement of the Cooperative store, a stock concern that occupies the ground floor of the Britton block in... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  June 30, 1918

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...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
Rensselaer, New York, USA

Rensselaer, N.Y. - (U.P.) - A young mother and her two-year old daughter were burned to death in a fire that swept their two-story home here early today.

Police identified the victims as JEANNINE...

Dunkirk Evening Observer -  Dunkirk, New York -  June 30, 1949

1859  June 30 - Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope


1886  June 30 - The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee area.


1897  The Prescott Electric Company
expects to get their street lamps in position in time to turn the current on and test them on Monday evening.

Weekly Journal-Miner
Prescott, Arizona

1942  June 30 - The temperature at Portland, OR, hit 102 degrees, an all-time record for that location.

The Weather Channel

 America - Did you know? The last shot of the Civil War was fired in the remote region of the Bering Sea. The Confederate...Read MORE...

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

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, socially, the seigneur and his family did not stand apart from his neighbors. All...Read MORE...

Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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Paris - Les Grands Boulevards (1900)

"The Woodbury Soap Company is an American manufacturer of personal care products such as cold cream, facial cream, facial powder, after-shave talc and ear swabs. Founded in Albany, New York in 1870, the company was sponsor to popular radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s.

The John H. Woodbury company was established in 1870 in Albany, New York by a dermatologist. The company was still in New York in 1901, making and retailing soap, when the Andrew Jergens Company (now a subsidiary of Kao) purchased the company which owned the soap brand, and moved the headquarters to Cincinnati, Ohio." wikipedia

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died June 30


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