Friday, November 6, 2020

1899 - SERVANT GIRL VANISHES. Apparently Wore Nothing but a Nightrobe and a Picture Hat.

Wm. Leonard
Dealer in
Fine Boots & Shoes
196 Essex Street, Salem

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1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ran unopposed and was elected to serve for a six-year term. Davis had already been serving as the... Read MORE...
November 6, 1861

Port Jervis, New York, USA

1869 - Locomotive Explosions
July 18. Explosion of locomotive No. 294, on the Erie Railway, at Port Jervis, New York. The engine house was partly blown down, the dome of the engine weighing several hundred pounds was thrown 200... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  November 6, 1869

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Good Coffee - Put a sufficient quantity of coffee in the pot and pour boiling water on it;...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882
Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1899 - SERVANT GIRL VANISHES. Apparently Wore Nothing but a Nightrobe and a Picture Hat.
(Special to the World.)
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 5. - Cumberland Hill has a mystery which the town officers and others are trying to unravel. Walter Grant, who has a fine home at Diamond Hill, went to ... Read MORE...

The World -  New York, New York -  November 6, 1899

Stronger than the Law Shoe
Originated and Made Only By
Roberts, Johnson & Rand Shoe Co.
St. Louis, U.S.A.

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New Rochelle, New York, USA

1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in Ferguson's building were stored much furniture and... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1885 - Atlanta, GA Blasting Powder Explosion, Nov 1885. Blown to Atoms.
Atlanta, Ga., November 5. – Two colored men, Wm. KENNEBREAD and Phil JOHNSON, well-diggers, were blown to atoms yesterday by an explosion of blasting powder. Thirty feet down they struck granite, and ... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 6, 1885

Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - A Noble Pair of Horses
Mr. Russell Wood, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, had a very narrow and miraculous escape from death last Tuesday. While coming down a mountain with a load of wood, he fell off, and was so paralyzed as to ... Read MORE...

The Wilmington Daily Herald -  Wilmington, North Carolina -  November 6, 1860

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...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
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA (South Glastonbury)

1890 - Soap Factories Burned
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 5. Three units belonging to the J. B. Williams Company of Glastonbury, Conn., and used by them in the manufacture of their soap powder and ivorine, were burned to-night. The... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 6, 1890

1896 1896
James Manchester of 137 North Street, an aged man. is recovering from an overdose of coal gas.

The Auburn Argus
Auburn, New York

1947  November 6 – The program Meet the Press makes its television debut on the NBC-TV network in the United States.

1869  Troy, N.Y., is said to be the greatest potato market in this country.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec has a rich, distinctive French-Canadian cuisine. Popular dishes include tourtière (a meat...Read MORE...

Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (
 Picture of the Day

Visit Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)!

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

Fort Chambly

1953 Queens Typewriter Co. ad

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Died November 6


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