Monday, January 18, 2021

1868 - There are over 1,500,000 old maids in England and Wales...

Dearborn, Michigan, USA

1944 - 3 STUDENTS ARE KILLED IN BUS ACCIDENT.
Detroit - (AP) - Three high school students were killed and 57 persons were injured, six critically, when an overloaded bus yesterday sideswiped an automobile and crashed into a tree on Ford Road in... Read MORE...

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune -  Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin -  January 18, 1944
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When Baby is About to Walk
Procure a pair of ANKLE SUPPORTERS

R. H. Golden
South Norwalk, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Richmond, Virginia, USA

January 18, 1857 - A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard.
Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts of snow blocked... Read MORE...

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January 18, 1857
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1868 - There are over 1,500,000 old maids in England and Wales.
Sad to say, one third of the number cannot hope to marry, as there are note enough men to go round. Of every 100 women in England, 58 are wives, 39 are spinsters, and 3 are widows. The old maids are... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 18, 1868
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Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1976 - Blast Destroys Aerosol Plant
CUMBERLAND, R.I. (AP) - "When I got to the window, there was no wall left. It just blew me right through," said Norman Brule.

Brule was one of at least 27 persons working in the Peterson-Puritan... Read MORE...

Idaho State Journal -  Pocatello, Idaho -  January 18, 1976
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Strawberry Sponge Cake - Beat the yolks of six eggs with half a pound of powderes sugar...Read MORE...



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

1644 - January 18 - Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting
"...Massachusetts Bay Colony founder John Winthrop detailed instances of unidentified flying objects in the heavens above seventeenth-century Boston in the first recorded UFO sightings in... Read MORE...

http://www.history.com/news/americas-first-ufo-sighting
January 18, 1644
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Silver Plate
Wm. Rogers, Eagle Brand
Made only by Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co., Wallingford, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898

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Rome, New York, USA

1952 - ICE ON WINGS SEEN AS POSSIBLE CAUSE OF FATAL BOMBER CRASH AT ROME FIELD. 2 KILLED, 5 INJURED IN LANDING. AIR FORCE STARTS INVESTIGATION.
Rome, N.Y. - Investigation of yesterday's B-17 plane crash at Mohawk Acres at the northeastern edge of the city is being carried on today by an investigation board composed of officers from Griffiss... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald Journal -  Syracuse, New York -  January 18, 1952
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Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

1916 - Narrow Escape In Courthouse Fire For Jury Members. Biloxians on Collins Murder Jury Tell of Narrow Escape at Gulf Port This Morning. Judge Gleason Loses Coat At Courthouse.
Is Awakened by Smoke About 12:30 o’clock This Morning, but is Unaware of Danger and Turns Over for Second Nap-Jury Saves Records.

Biloxi, January 18. Members of the jury in the case of Ben... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Gulfport, Mississippi -  January 18, 1916
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Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA (Tiverton, Massachusetts)

1833 - Horrid Outrage and Murder
Some time, in December last, a young female named Sarah M. Cornell, was found dead, hanging by the neck by means of a small cord fastened to a stake in a fence enclosing a stock of hay, in Tiverton,... Read MORE...

The North-Carolina Star -  Raleigh, North Carolina -  January 18, 1833
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 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
Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA (Ayers Village)

1873 - French Count
The French Count that married the belle of Haverhill, Massachusetts, who nursed him through the small-pox, has quite recovered, and will soon be strong enough to wave the napkin, strop the razor and... Read MORE...

The Cincinnati Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  January 18, 1873
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1868  Water is sold at fifteen cents a barrel to the housekeepers of Olean, N. Y.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Black cats have always had a rather suspicious reputation as associates of sorceresses and witches, ...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Visit Rockville, Connecticut, USA!

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


Prospect Street. Rockville, Conn.

The Clinton Safety Pin
The Oakville Company
Waterbury, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
May 1898

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Died January 18

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