Sunday, January 17, 2021

1900 - GREAT FIRE AT DAWSON. Part of the Business Portion of the City Destroyed - Great Suffering Likely to Follow.


Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
Made in New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

1900 - GREAT FIRE AT DAWSON.
Part of the Business Portion of the City Destroyed - Great Suffering Likely to Follow.

SEATTLE, Washington, Jan. 16. - The steamer Danube at Victoria, from Skagway, brings news that a large part... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 17, 1900
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Oswego, New York, USA

1888 - COASTING ACCIDENT - A "Bob" Running at the Rate of Seventy-five Miles an Hour Collides With a Load of Timber.
OSWEGO, N. Y., January 16. - Benjamin Sawyer, one of the young men injured in the coasting accident Saturday evening, is dead and one or two others are liable to die. There were ten person on the... Read MORE...

Cleveland Leader -  Cleveland, Ohio -  January 17, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Rice Waffles - Beat together a pint of milk, the yolks of three eggs, two ounces of butter...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., January 5, 1881
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1950 - January 17 - The Great Brinks Robbery - 11 men rob $1.2M cash & $1.5M securities from armored car company Brink's offices in Boston, Massachusetts
"The Great Brinks Robbery of 1950: Not Quite the Perfect Crime

The Great Brinks Robbery was the biggest armed robbery in U.S. history at the time. Thieves vanished after stealing $2.7 million,... Read MORE...

http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/great-brinks-robbery-1950-quite-perfect-crime/
January 17, 1950
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Wa-Hoo Blood and Nerve Tonic
Made in Detroit, MI

The label boasts it to be "a positive cure for blood rheumatism, blood disorders, stomach troubles, liver and kidney complaint, sick headache, malaria, indigestion, dyspepsia, constipation, catarrah of the stomach, nervousness, skin diseases, salt rheum, scrofula and neuralgia."

The label also says, "Also female weakness and irregularities are promptly relieved and permanently cured." http://newsok.com/article/2134619


Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Gloversville, New York, USA

1910 - TERRIFIC EXPLOSION FOLLOWED BY FIRE
GLOVERSVILLE, Jan. 16 - Ten lives were imperilled in a fire that destroyed a business block and living apartments in this city early to-night.

The flames followed a terrific explosion in the... Read MORE...

The Post Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  January 17, 1910
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Franklin Township, New Jersey, USA (Franklinville) (Malaga)

1915 - JERSEY HOTEL BURNED. PROPRIETOR AND WIFE HURT IN ESCAPING FROM FRANKLIN HOUSE.
Franklin, N. J., Jan. 16. - The Franklin House was destroyed by fire early today. The loss is estimated at $25,000. The fire is thought to have started from defective electric insulation. HARRY... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 17, 1915
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Franklin Township, New Jersey, USA (Franklinville) (Malaga)

1938 - FIVE ARE BURNED TO DEATH. FATHER AND 4 CHILDREN PERISH IN THEIR HOME.
Franklin, N. J. (AP) - A father and four children were burned to death in a fire that all but destroyed their two story frame house.
The bodies were charred beyond recognition. Police Chief Herbert... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  January 17, 1938
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
Liberal, Kansas, USA

1957 - LIBERAL GAS COMPRESSOR BLAST KILLS.
Liberal, Kas., Jan. 17 (AP) - An explosion flashed through a big pipeline compressor station here in the southwest corner of Kansas Wednesday, killing three workmen and threatening natural gas... Read MORE...

Salina Journal -  Kansas -  January 17, 1957
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1718  January 17 - Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53

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1706  Benjamin Franklin born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA



1817 January 17, 1817 - A luminous snowstorm occurred in Vermont and New Hampshire. Saint Elmo's fire appeared as static discharges on roof peaks, fence posts, and the hats and fingers of people. Thunderstorms prevailed over central New England.

WeatherForYou.com

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



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 Quebec - Did you know? The Assomption (or arrow) sash is a symbolic piece of clothing central to the culture of the...Read MORE...



Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
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Visit Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA (Steitztown)!

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


Church and Lehman Sts., Lebanon, Pa.

St. Andrews Wine of Life Root, Female Regulator for Women
Made in Bristol, TN

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

Visit , Tennessee, USA!

Died January 17

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