Sunday, October 25, 2020

1884 - Mr. P. Sexton, of Elmira, N.Y., will soon have a new eyelid.

1940 - Engine House Interior is Being Redecorated
E. C. Feige of Clement street, who was given the contract for painting both the exterior and the interior of the engine house on State street, is decorating the entire interior. Yesterday both pieces ... Read MORE...

The North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  Fri., October 25, 1940
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Nicoll the Tailor
9 South Illinois St.
Indianapolis, Ind.

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Elmira, New York, USA

1884 - Mr. P. Sexton, of Elmira, N.Y., will soon have a new eyelid.
Mr. Sexton, as will be remembered, was the engineer of the train that rain through a sea of burning oil near Bradford, Pa., last January. He was severely burned. Parts of his nose and ears are gone,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  October 25, 1884
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1842 - COPPER MINE IN RHODE ISLAND
A rich Copper Mine has been opened at Cumberland, R. I. - Within the last week fifteen tons of ore have been shipped for Boston, from the mine, commenced this season, and worked by four men only. The ... Read MORE...

The Evening Post -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1842
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA

1906 - SEVEN DEAD, TWO INJURED. EXPLOSION IN COAL MINE OF CAMBRIA STEEL CO. MANAGEMENT BELIEVES GAS WAS FIRED BY THE SETTING OFF OF A BLAST.
Johnstown, Pa., Oct. 25. - An explosion occurred in the Cambria Steel Co.'s coal mine here, in which seven men were killed and two severely injured.

The management of the company says in an... Read MORE...

Daily Free Press -  Carbondale, Illinois -  October 25, 1906
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

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The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada (Assumption) (Sandwich) (Walkerville)

1960 - BLAST TOPPLES WALL OF STORE; SIX ARE KILLED.
Windsor, Ont. - AP - Six persons were reported killed and at least 50 injured in an explosion that collapsed a department store in downtown Windsor today.

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The Modesto Bee and News-Herald -  Modesto, California -  October 25, 1960
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Granite Iron Ware
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Fort Dodge, Iowa

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Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA

1890 - EAST PEPPERELLS BIG FIRE. A SHOE FACTORY AND A NUMBER OF SMALLER BUILDINGS BURNED.
EAST PEPPERELL, Mass., Oct.24. - A big fire was discovered this morning at 2 o'clock in the shoe factory of Leighton Brothers, and soon the whole building was ablaze. A high wind was blowing and the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1890
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Hyde Park, Massachusetts, USA*

1895 - RAILROAD WRECKS. FOUR MEN WERE KILLED AND MANY INJURED.
The Engineer Responsible For the N. Y. N. H. and H. Road Accident - A Broken Axle Causes the Wreck on the Pennsylvania Road.

Hyde Park, Mass., Oct. 25 - A rear end collision occurred here on the... Read MORE...

Ticonderoga Sentinel  -  New York -  October 25, 1895
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Westport Island, Maine, USA (Westport) (Jeremysquam)

A reporter visits Westport in 1900 investigating the Jessie Cobb murder
Westport lies between Bath and Boothbay Harbor, and is the
first stopping place out of the former city. When the little
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Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  October 25, 1900
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Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...Read MORE...



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Providence, Rhode Island, USA

1905 - PIRATE DRUGGED HIM. Arrested Shipmate Tells Strange Story of Sloop Dorado.
Special to The New York Times.

NEWPORT, Oct. 24. - The arrest of Otto Steifel in Providence to-day proved of great importance in clearing up the mystery about the sloop Dorado and the plunder... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 25, 1905
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1868  Kerosene Explosion
Mary Cannon and a daughter of John Eagan, of Windsor Locks, Connecticut, were burned to death on the 15th by the explosion of kerosene.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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Friends Kiln Dried Rolled White Oats
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Saturday, October 24, 2020

1866 - A Canadian Duel


Metallic Band Sleigh Bells
Manufactured by F. Armstrong, Bridgeport, Conn.
1880s

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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - Town Stricken With Diphtheria
Southbridge, Mass., Oct. 24. - An epidemic of diphtheria prevails in Southbridge to an extent that alarms the members of the board of health, who will appeal to the state board for help in stamping... Read MORE...

Pittston Gazette -  Pittston, Pennsylvania -  October 24, 1904
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Doughnuts - Heat one quart of new milk, but do not let it boil; add two teacupfuls of lard...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 27, 1880

1880s New Home Sewing Machine Ad
Orange, Mass.

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Waterville, Maine, USA

1889 - EXPLOSION. Gas Works Destroyed in Maine. A FATAL EXPLOSION. A Gashouse Explodes at Waterville, Maine, This Morning.
WATERVILLE (Me.), Oct. 24. - At 7 o'clock this morning the gashouse of the Lockwood Cotton Mills exploded lifting the roof from the building, which took fire.

Henry E. Washburn, aged 30 years, a... Read MORE...

The Evening News -  San Jose, California -  October 24, 1889
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - President Hayes Endorsed
President Hayes was endorsed at Holyoke, Massachusetts, on Thursday evening, by an immense assembly of citizens, and in the exercises leading republicans equally shared. The soul of the great... Read MORE...

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Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)

1866 - A Canadian Duel
A Montreal paper gives an account of a duel that recently took place between a lieutenant in a Montreal militia corps and a clerk residing at St. Hyacinthe. It appears that the clerk and some of his... Read MORE...

Semi-Weekly Wisconsin -  Milwaukee, Wisconsin -  October 24, 1866
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Waterville, Maine, USA

1917 - SPECTACULAR FIRE THREATENS WHOLE NORTH END WATERVILLE
900 Canoes and Two Large Ice Houses Burn Two Dwellings Damaged by Flames Two Alarms Sounded and Firemen Have Hard Fight

Waterville, Me., Oct 23. – Fire which was discovered at 4:25 Tuesday... Read MORE...

Daily Kennebec Journal -  Augusta, Maine -  October 24, 1917
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1931  October 24 – The George Washington Bridge across the Hudson River in the United States is dedicated; it opens to traffic the following day. At 3,500 feet (1,100 m), it nearly doubles the previous record for the longest main span in the world.

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1938  October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

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1901  October 24 – Michigan schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor goes over Niagara Falls in a barrel and survives.

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1836  October 24 – The earliest United States patent for a phosphorus friction match is granted to Alonzo Dwight Phillips of Springfield, Massachusetts.

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1939  October 24 – Nylon stockings go on sale for the first time anywhere in Wilmington, Delaware.

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 America - Did you know? May 13, 1846 - Mexican War: U.S. declares war on Mexico in effort to gain California and other...Read MORE...



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1800s A. B. Chase Organ Co.
Norwalk, O.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

1880 - Baked Eggs

Gorham, Maine, USA

1855 - VIOLENT TORNADO IN GORHAM, MAINE.
From the Portland Advertiser.
A violent tornado was experienced in Gorham on Sunday night. The dwelling house of MR. NILES, a frame building, one and a half stories in height, was moved from its... Read MORE...

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1890s
Peek, Frean & Co., Biscuit Manufacturers
London, England

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Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA

1897 - FOREST FIRES IN PENNSYLVANIA.
Bradford, Pa., Oct. 18. - Forest fires are raging all around this city and last night Bradford was enveloped in a cloud of smoke, the woods surrounding the town being in flames. At Rice Brook, in the ... Read MORE...

Evening Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  October 18, 1897
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

1889 - FATAL TRAIN WRECK Most Appalling Accident of its Kind Ever Known
Cincinnati, Oct. 15. - Ten persons are reported killed by the breaking loose of a car on the Auburn incline plane. The rope broke just as the car reached the top and it went crashing down and ran... Read MORE...

Daily Enquirer -  Utah -  October 18, 1889
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia

1897 - BIG FIRE IN WINDSOR, N.S. - Territory a Mile Square Swept by Flames and Barely Half a Dozen Buildings Left Standing.
LOSS ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000

Practically All the Inhabitants of the Town Homeless - Conflagration Started at 3 o'Clock in the Morning.

WINDSOR, N. S., Oct. 17. - Historic Windsor, one of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 18, 1897
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1890s
New Process Soap
Gowans & Stover
Buffalo, N.Y.

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Syracuse, New York, USA

1890 - FATAL HOTEL FIRE.
SYRACUSE, Oct. 15. - The Leland hotel, the finest in the city, was totally destroyed by fire last night and it is feared there has been loss of life.

TWENTY-FIVE LIVES LOST.
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Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  October 18, 1890
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Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - FIRE DESTROYS THE SUMMIT HOUSE ATOP MOUNT TOM.
Holyoke, Mass., Oct. 18 - The Summit House on the peak of Mount Tom, near Holyoke, Mass., was totally destroyed by a blaze that could be seen for many miles throughout the valley.

The loss was... Read MORE...

The News-Democrat  -  Uhrichsville, Ohio -  October 18, 1900
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Newport, Rhode Island, USA

1877 - Musings
An old lady at Newport, Rhode Island, talking of old times, told the following of a former belle of Newport, Miss Sally Champlin: 'She was a great beauty. She had rejected a great many fine offers,... Read MORE...

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Augusta Chronicle -  Augusta, Georgia -  October 18, 1877
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1931  October 18 - Thomas Edison dies in West Orange, New Jersey, USA



1930  October 18 - A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Gouverneur NY and 48 inches just south of Buffalo.

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1890s
White Sewing Machine Co.
Cleveland, O.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

1866 - THE QUEBEC FIRE. Twenty-three Hundred Buildings Destroyed - Six Persons Known to Have Been Burned to Death - Public Meeting in Quebec - Contributions Solicited.


1896 advertisement

The Betz
Turkish-Russian (folding) Medicated Vapor Bath
The Anderson Vapor Bath Co,
319 Seventh Street Northwest
Washington, D.C.

The Morning Times
Washington, District of Columbia
July 3, 1896

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Santa Barbara, California, USA

1868 - Concerning a monster vine which is growing near Santa Barbara, on the southern coast of California, the story is substantially as follows:
A Spanish girl, having ridden her mule a day's journey with a grape cane for a switch, took a fancy on her arrival home to stick it into the ground to see if it would grow. It did grow, and was... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  October 17, 1868
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Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

1912 - Damage at Corpus Christi.
Special To The News.

Corpus Christi, Tex., Oct. 16. - The hurricane flag which was raised in this city this morning by the local weather bureau was lowered tonight and no unusually great damage... Read MORE...

Dallas Morning News -  Dallas, Texas -  October 17, 1912
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Denver, Colorado, USA

1919 - SEVEN HURT IN COLLISION. HEAVY FIRE TRUCKS SMASH TOGETHER RACING TO FIRE. WRECK UNAVOIDABLE. WORST ACCIDENT OF ITS KIND IN DENVER IN MANY YEARS.
Denver, Colo. 11. - One young woman was probably fatally injured, six firemen were hurt, one seriously, and scores of bystanders had their lives endangered when two automobile fire trucks, traveling... Read MORE...

Casa Grande Dispatch -  Arizona -  October 17, 1919
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1892 advertisement

No Mosquitoes
Will Bite You!
If you use freely HARLOW'S 'COMFORT' for Sportsmen, Anglers, or others who frequent the woods at this season.
This has been used and approved for years. There is no better preparation in the market. Wholesale or retail.

N.S. Harlow
4 Smith Block
Bangor, Maine

Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
June 30, 1892

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1875 - FIRE IN WOONSOCKET, R. I.
About 1 o'clock yesterday morning an attempt was made to burn the mansion of George C. Bolton, in Woonsocket, R. I. A wood-box saturated with kerosene-oil was set on fire, but the smoke awakened a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 17, 1875
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Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1866 - THE QUEBEC FIRE. Twenty-three Hundred Buildings Destroyed - Six Persons Known to Have Been Burned to Death - Public Meeting in Quebec - Contributions Solicited.
QUEBEC, Tuesday, Oct. 16. The Mayor of Quebec issued a proclamation yesterday morning for a meeting to be held last evening, to devise means to assist the sufferers by the great fire. A more numerous ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 17, 1866
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1882  Sojourner Truth, who is at least 108 years old, lectured in Decatur, Michigan, the other evening, and devoted the proceeds to aid the woman suffrage campaign in Nebraska.
Her voice is weak, but her sentences are full of life and vigor.

The Wellsboro Gazette
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

1933  October 17 – Scientist Albert Einstein arrives in the United States where he settles permanently as a refugee from Nazi Germany and takes up a position at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey.

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1777  October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

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 America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to...Read MORE...



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Weedsport Skirt & Dress Co. 1887 advertisement

Security Corset.
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Friday, October 16, 2020

1907 - VIOLENT EARTHQUAKE RECORDED AT CAPITAL Weather Bureau Officials Expect News That Somewhere in the World Unusually Severe Disturbance Has Occurred.


Hood's Sarsaparilla
C. I. Hood Co.
Lowell, Mass., U.S.A.

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Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)

1841 - Horrible Accident on the Western Railroad
We are informed by the Springfield Republican and Boston Transcript, of the details of a terrible accident which occurred on Tuesday, on the Western Railroad, near Westfield, Mass. The Eastern and... Read MORE...

Sunbury American and Shamokin Journal  -  Pennsylvania -  October 16, 1841
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Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.
Late on the night of October 16, 1859, John Brown and 21 armed followers stole into the town of Harpers Ferry, Virginia, as most of its residents slept. They took 60 prominent locals hostage and... Read MORE...

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This picture is given to each purchaser of Spurlock's No. 5 Bluing
Ask for No. 5
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Fort Worth, Texas, USA

1912 - Tot, 5, Buried When Church Ceiling Falls, Is Unhurt - Other Wedding Guests Injured in Accident Resting Well.
Of a dozen wedding guests injured by the collapse of the vestibule ceiling at the Broadway Baptist Church Tuesday night, just after the wedding of Miss Edna Mae Potts and Robert W. Wilson, one victim ... Read MORE...

Fort Worth Star-Telegram -  Fort Worth, Texas -  October 16, 1912
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Washington, DC, USA

1907 - VIOLENT EARTHQUAKE RECORDED AT CAPITAL Weather Bureau Officials Expect News That Somewhere in the World Unusually Severe Disturbance Has Occurred.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. - The most violent earthquakes record ever made on the seismograph at the weather bureau started at 9:14 o'clock this morning. The vibrations of the needle were even greater that ... Read MORE...

Wilkes-Barre Times -  Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania -  October 16, 1907
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1872 - Dinner Party Rules for Women - Coffee follows the dessert, and when this enters, if...Read MORE...



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Windsor, Connecticut, USA (Poquonock)

1872 - Didn't Feel a Thing
A case illustrative of the power of drink to deaden the sensitiveness to pain occurred at Windsor, Conn., October 5th. An Englishman employed in one of the mills, while drunk and lying on the track,... Read MORE...

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San Francisco Bulletin -  San Francisco, California -  October 16, 1872
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1916 On October 16, 1916 Sanger opened a family planning and birth control clinic at 46 Amboy Street in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, the first of its kind in the United States.
Nine days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested.
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1923  October 16 - Roy and Walt Disney found The Walt Disney Company.

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1905  October 16 – Russian Revolution of 1905: The Russian army opens fire in a meeting on a street market in Tallinn, killing 94 and injuring over 200.

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1869  A Miss Cutler has been appointed superintendent of public instruction in Rochester, Minn.


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1829  October 16 - Tremont Hotel, 1st US modern hotel opens (Boston)

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 America - Did you know? March 30, 1870 - U.S. acquires Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million.

 Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to do many things for people. ...Read MORE...



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New Home Sewing Machine Co.
Orange, Mass.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

1880 - Nitro-Glycerine Works Explodes

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1903 - October 1-13 - First World Series
The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball. It matched the Boston Americans of the American League against the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National... Read MORE...

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$9.00 Fur Colarets
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October 1898

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West Haven, Connecticut, USA

1888 - Confessed to Heavy Forgeries
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 11. - Henry G. Hotchkiss, of West Haven, a hardware manufacturer, has been arrested charged with forging checks upon the Yale National Bank of New Haven to the amount of... Read MORE...

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Franklin, Pennsylvania, USA

1911 - OIL REFINERY FIRE.
Franklin, Pa., Oct. 13. - An oil fire at the Eclipse refinery, Franklin, information of which appeared in the Herald of yesterday, was reported last night to be still burning, but under control. The... Read MORE...

Titusville Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  October 13, 1911
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1943 - CAPTAIN, SERGEANT DIE IN PLANE CRASH.
Great Falls, Mont. - (UP) - Capt. NIELS CHIEVITZ, 44, Minneapolis, and Sgt. ROBERT B. RUE, 23, Cincinnati, O., were killed when a Liberator bomber crashed and burned 5 miles southeast of Peterson... Read MORE...

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Clear Tomato Soup - Add a pint of water to a quart of stewed tomatoes. Add a slice of onion, ...Read MORE...



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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1880 - Nitro-Glycerine Works Explodes
The Mosbray nitro-glycerine works at North Adams, Massachusetts, have been blown up three times. They have had ten superintendents, eight of whom were killed by explosion, one blinded, and the last... Read MORE...

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Klok-Lax
The Swift-Specific Company
Atlanta, Georgia
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1900 - Socialists Meet
At the corner of Dexter and Darling streets last night an open air meeting was held under the... of the Socialist-Labor party. The speakers were Edward Theinert of Olneyville and Richard M. Shaw of... Read MORE...

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Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  October 13, 1900
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1857  October 13 – Panic of 1857: New York banks close and do not reopen until December 12.

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1942 Tuesday, October 13, 1942 - Looking Backward - 50 Years Ago
Old wooden building used as brewery for many years by Gimlich & White and located in rear of newer brick brewery, torn down.

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Rexall Acid-Dyspesia Tablets
United Drug Company, Boston - St. Louis, USA
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