Thursday, October 1, 2020

1900 - Washing and Drying the Hair

1927 - Girls Grow Wiser
NEW YORK, Sept, 30 (AP). - From Mrs. Herbert Hoover comes the statement that frequently the girl of today at ten knows more than her grandmother did the day she died; they have to, because there is... Read MORE...

The Knickerbocker Press -  New York -  October 1, 1927

Washing and Drying the Hair

National Labor Tribune
February 1, 1900

Visit , United States (USA) (American Colonies)!

1890 - Yosemite National Park created
On this day in 1890, an act of Congress creates Yosemite National Park, home of such natural wonders as Half Dome and the giant sequoia trees. Environmental trailblazer John Muir (1838-1914) and his... Read MORE...
October 1, 1890

1836 - Death of Col. Burr.
Died, on the 13th at Staten Island, Colonel Aaron Burr, formerly Vice President of the United States, in the 81st year of his age. Col. Burr occupied a large space in the history of this country. he... Read MORE...

Tarborough Press -  Tarboro, North Carolina -  October 1, 1836

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Miss Agnes L Goddard, Principal, Ashland, Ky.

Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

Visit Ashland, Kentucky, USA!

Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

The newly erected dormitory of Wesleyan Academy, at Wilbraham, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday evening. It was nearly completed, and was to have been finally taken possession of to-day, (Wednesday.) ... Read MORE...

The Pittsfield Sun -  Pittsfield, Massachusetts -  October 1, 1857

Northumberland, New York, USA

1805 - Killed by Wagon
A daughter of Mr Marlin, merchant, of Northumberland, (New-York state) in the 14th year of her age, was instantly killed by a wagon running over her. It appears there were two wagons endeavoring to... Read MORE...
Connecticut Centinel -  Connecticut -  October 1, 1805

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid making any noise in eating, even if each meal is eaten in solitary state. It is a disgusting...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
Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA

1853 - Congregationalist Dog
There is a dog at Greenfield, Mass., who is strictly sectarian in his religious notions. His master is a Baptist, but the dog is a Congregationalist, and after accompanying his master to the Baptist... Read MORE...
Albany Evening Journal -  Albany, New York -  October 1, 1853

1903  October 1 – The first modern World Series in North American baseball, pitting the National League's Pittsburgh Pirates against Boston of the American League, begins at Pittsburgh's Exposition Park.

1752  October 1 - The second severe hurricane in two weeks hit the Carolinas. The Onslow County Courthouse was destroyed along with all its records, and Beacon Island (NC) disappeared.

1887  J. S. Trowbridge, the author, of of the earliest discoverers of Kennebunkport, Me., as a summer resort,
has grown rich from the rise of property and is one of the principal stock-holders in the company which now owns all the land available for cottages.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1952  October 1 - 1st ultra high frequency (UHF) television station, Portland Oregon

 America - Did you know? Groundhog Day Prognosticating: Leave it to Americans to make their warm weather travel plans based...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Have you ever wondered why there are often no very old tombstones in the cemteries of Canada/ New...Read MORE...

La Nativité de Notre-Dame du Vieux-Beauport (
 Picture of the Day

Visit Greenburgh, New York, USA (Tarrytown) (Hartsdale)!

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

Old Philipse Manor House, Tarrytown, N.Y.

Delicious Bromose
The New Nut Food
A Perfect Food for Children

Sanitas Nut Food Co., Battle Creek, Mich.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

Visit Battle Creek, Michigan, USA!

Died October 1


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