Tuesday, July 14, 2020

1845 - SPLENDID FIREWORKS AT THE PRESIDENT'S. AWFUL ACCIDENT.


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Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 25, 1857

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Chambly, Qu├ębec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)

1832 - Cholera Wipes Out Large Family
A letter from a lady at Chambly to a friend in Rutland, states that in Montreal a whole family, consisting of eighteen persons, were all sent into eternity, by the cholera, in the course of forty... Read MORE...

Brattleboro Messenger -  Brattleboro, Vermont -  July 14, 1832
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Washington, DC, USA

1845 - SPLENDID FIREWORKS AT THE PRESIDENT'S. AWFUL ACCIDENT.
Washington, July 4, 10 o'clock, P.M.
Mr. Harper: - I have just returned from the scene of a sudden and terrible accident, and have seated myself, full of intense excitement, to give you a hasty... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  July 14, 1845
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Ballston Spa, New York, USA (Ballston) (Milton)

1882 - Bad Blasting
A Premature Explosion Sends Thirteen Persons to Eternity.

MILTON, New York, July 14. - By the premature explosion of a blast on the North Shore road yesterday, thirteen men where killed or... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  July 14, 1882
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pie Crust Shortened with Beans - Boil white beans until soft, rub through a sieve and mix as ...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 29, 1881
1893 - The United States Supreme Court legally declares the tomato to be a vegetable.
The question whether a tomato is a fruit or vegetable has finally been decided by the Supreme Court of the United States. Several years ago some imported tomatoes came through New York City, when the ... Read MORE...

The Charlotte Democrat -  Charlotte, North Carolina -  July 14, 1893
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Patterson Organ
manufactured by James T. Patterson
Bridgeport, Conn.

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Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1897 - New Hampshire Hotel Burned.
Exeter, N. H., July 14. Fire broke out on the roof of the Swampscott House, the largest hotel in this town. Before the fire department could get in effective work the building was destroyed,... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  July 14, 1897
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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1901 - July 14 - FIELD LIBRARY IS DEDICATED. Chicago Merchant Delivers Keys of Memorial at Conway, Mass.
TOWN ON A HOLIDAY
Day Ends with Big Display of Pyrotechnics.
Gift Has Brought About a Boom in the Quiet New England Village - Cost Was $100,000.

Special Dispatch to the Inter Ocean.
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The Inter Ocean -  Chicago, Illinois -  July 14, 1901
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Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - Wages to Be Reduced
Fall River, Mass., July 14. - It was practically settled today that a general reduction of wages in the cotton mills of fall River would be ordered to take effect July 25. It is expected the proposed ... Read MORE...

Lawrence Daily Journal -  Lawrence, Kansas -  July 14, 1904
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

When in the car if you find the exertion of talking painful, say so frankly; your escort cannot be...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
The Dalles, Oregon, USA

1911 - Heat causes train wreck.
The Dalles, Ore. - The warping of the rails by heat on the Oregon trunk road Monday afternoon caused the wreck of a southbound passenger train. LOUIS RISING, storekeeper at the Warm Springs Indian... Read MORE...

Carbon County News -  Utah -  July 14, 1911
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1789  July 14 - French revolutionaries storm the Bastile (a royal fortress). This marks the beginning of the French Revolution.



1881  July 14 – Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.

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