Sunday, August 2, 2020

1943 - PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

1900 - Gas Plant Burns. Gas and Electric Light Plants Destroyed Early Monday Morning.
At 2:30 Monday morning the round building covering the gas holder at the gas and electric light works was discovered to be in flames. The building was a frame structure and was a mere shell to... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  August 2, 1900

Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

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Conway, Massachusetts, USA

1894 - August 2 - TWENTY-SIX FIRES. Much Property Belonging to One Family Burned - Charges.
Conway, Mass., August 2. - Mrs. Susan J. Taylor, of Walpole, is under arrest, charged with attempted incendiarism. The insurance companies allege that there have been within a few years, no less than ... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  August 2, 1894

Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

WEST WRENTHAM, Mass., Aug. 1 . - The village of Diamond Hill in Cumberland, just over the line in Rhode Island, is terrorized by a gang of laborers employed on the Pawtucket Water Reservoir building... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  August 2, 1885

Casper, Wyoming, USA

1891 - FOUR LIVES LOST AT CASPER. A Swollen Creek Washes Away the Camps of Pleasure Seekers.
CASPER, Wyoming, Aug 1 - Four, and possibly more lives were lost by a cloudburst on Casper Mountain, at the head of Garden Creek, last night.

The creek is about seven miles long from mouth to... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 2, 1891

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

German Puffs - One pint of milk, four eggs; five spoonful of flour; bake in cups fifteen or...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA

1900 - A Gasoline Explosion.
A gasoline stove exploded in the house of William Strobele, on Otter street, Tuesday noon and set fire to the kitchen room. Councilmen Headley and Rothengerger, who were near, extinguished the flames ... Read MORE...

The Bucks County Gazette -  Bristol, Pennsylvania -  August 2, 1900

Murray & Lanman's Florida Water

To the rich and to the poor,
To all people of taste,
at home,
on ship board,
at the seaside,
in the mountains.

No article will afford so much pleasure or contribute so largely to comfort as Murray & Lanman's Florida Water...

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Salinas, California, USA

SALINAS CITY, AUGUST 2d.--At two o'clock this morning the watchman discovered the Empire Mill in Flames. The fire had made such headway that it has impossible for the fire department to save... Read MORE...

San Francisco Bulletin -  San Francisco, California -  August 2, 1883

Lenox, Massachusetts, USA

1910 - George Westinghouse
New York, Aug. 1 - Almost on the eve of the annual election of officers of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing company Wall street was surprised to get word of a fresh attack on the present... Read MORE...

The San Bernadino County Sun -  San Bernadino, California -  August 2, 1910

1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

By Howard W. Blakeslee
NEW YORK, Aug. 2. - (AP) - A new era in medicine, the conquest of germs by... Read MORE...

The Bee -  Danville, Virginia -  August 2, 1943

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
"At about 2 a.m. local time, Iraqi forces invade Kuwait, Iraq’s tiny, oil-rich neighbor. Kuwait’s defense forces were rapidly overwhelmed, and those that were not destroyed retreated to Saudi Arabia. ... Read MORE...
August 2, 1990

1858  August 2 - 1st mailboxes installed in Boston & NYC streets

 America - Did you know? February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

Visit Franklin, New Hampshire, USA!

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

Library, Opera House and Post Office

Nicoll the Tailor
9 South Illinois St.
Indianapolis, Ind.

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