Sunday, October 4, 2020

1912 - 50,000 SEE FLIER FALL TO HIS DEATH. AVIATOR CHARLES F. WALSH KILLED IN 2,000-FOOT PLUNGE AT TRENTON FAIR. MACHINE LANDS IN A TREE.

Charles City, Virginia, USA

1938 - FORMER U.S. DIPLOMAT IS KILLED ACCIDENTALLY.
Richmond, Va., Oct. 3 - (AP) - RICHARD CRANE, of "Westover," former United States minister to Czechoslovakia and a prominent figure in Virginia's social life, was accidentally killed with his own gun ... Read MORE...

Daily Capital News -  Jefferson City, Missouri -  October 4, 1938
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Hausman's Blue Pills
A Stimulant Diuretic
Trinidad, Colorado

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New Vineyard, Maine, USA

1893 - Fatal Hunting Accident
Farmington, Me., Oct. 4. - While three young men of New Vineyard were hunting yesterday, the gun of one of them was accidentally discharged and the contents passed through the body of Raymond Dexter, ... Read MORE...

The Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  October 4, 1893
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1884 - Feggokilt, on the Island of Mois, Denmark, is for sale.
The owner guarantees that it is the birthplace of "that remarkable man Hamlet," and that on it is "a hill with the gave of King Felgge, who was the identical individual slain by the young Prince to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  October 4, 1884
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Digestibility of Raisins - Yes, raisins are excellent,a nd quite digestible providing they...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Whitestone, New York, USA*

1894 - NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING. Wealthy Residents of Whitestone Meet with an Accident.
WHITESTONE, L. I., Oct. 3. - Joseph H. Titus, fifty-eight years old, and Mrs. Wallace, his sister-in-law, aged fifty-five, wealthy residents of the shore, were rescued from drowning this afternoon by ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 4, 1894
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The Bakersfield Californian
Bakersfield, California
June 29, 1908

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Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1912 - 50,000 SEE FLIER FALL TO HIS DEATH. AVIATOR CHARLES F. WALSH KILLED IN 2,000-FOOT PLUNGE AT TRENTON FAIR. MACHINE LANDS IN A TREE.
RESCUING PHYSICIANS HAVE TO CLIMB IT TO REACH LIMP BODY - THE 193d FATALITY.

Special to The New York Times.
Trenton, N.J., Oct. 3. - With women fainting and men turning their heads away that they ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 4, 1912
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Peoria, Illinois, USA

1903 - EXPLOSION IN BIG PEORIA DISTILLERY KILLS FOUR, HURTS FIVE. ENTIRE NORTH WALL BLOWN DOWN, BUT FIRE FORTUNATELY IS AVERTED. TWO MEN STILL MISSING.
OF THOSE RESCUED ALIVE FROM RUINS, TWO DIE ON THE WAY TO COTTAGE HOSPITAL - HOW ACCIDENT OCCURRED.
THOUSANDS DRAWN TO SCENE.
COMPANY ESTIMATES ITS LOSS AT $75,000 AND IT WILL BE SEVERAL WEEKS... Read MORE...

St. Louis Republic -  St. Louis, Missouri -  October 4, 1903
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Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

1873 - Championship of Fat People
Shaftsbury, Vermont, can put forward a claim for the championship of the State on fat people. Living in that town, which has a population of only 2,000, are five persons (four of them in one... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  October 4, 1873
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

An Afternoon Tea - A card should be left for or sent to each lady receiving. No after call...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, May 1898
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1896 - Train Accident
BODY IDENTIFIED.
Remains of Man Killed at Southgate Crossing Friday Those of H. Lyons.
The body of the man who was killed at the Southgate crossing on the Norwich and Worcester railroad Friday... Read MORE...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  October 4, 1896
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1931  October 4 – Dick Tracy, the comic strip detective character created by cartoonist Chester Gould, makes his debut appearance in the Detroit Mirror newspaper.

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1918  October 4 - The T. A. Gillespie Company Shell Loading Plant explosion in New Jersey kills 100+ and destroys enough ammunition to supply the Western Front for 6 months.

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 America - Did you know? 1849 - Harriet Tubman escapes from slavery and becomes one of the most effective and celebrated...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Around 1825, La Cuisinière Bourgeoise, was written as a guide for those employed in the service of...Read MORE...



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Cowan's Swiss Milk Chocolate
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St. John Daily Sun, St. John, New Brunswick - June 29, 1904

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