Tuesday, February 23, 2021

1896 - When Should a Man Feel Encouraged?

Washington, DC, USA

HONOR WASHINGTON Americans at Home and Abroad Observe Day. RECEPTION HELD IN PARIS Inflammatory Speech Made at a Dinner in London. MANY FUNCTIONS IN NEW YORK - Rose Bushes Planted at Portland, Ore. - Gov. Fort Addresses New Haven Audience
PARIS, February 22. - The Americans in Paris observed the holiday with traditional enthusiasm and patriotism. In the afternoon the American ambassador, Henry White, opened his new residence with a... Read MORE...

The Sunday Star -  Washington, D.C. -  February 23, 1908

T. C. Tanke
Cor. Main and Eagle Streets
Buffalo, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1896 - When Should a Man Feel Encouraged?
The first steps toward courting a wife are taken with a certain diffidence.

A man wants to show his hand plainly from the first, that she may have no "possible, probable shadow of a doubt" about... Read MORE...

Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  February 23, 1896

1896 - February 23 - SHOT BY EMPLOYER. Sensational Affair at Office of Sutton Woolen Mills. ALBERT BAKER THE VICTIM.
Revolver Used by Charles T. Aldrich, Jr., the Mill Manager.

Interviews With All Parties to the Fracas - Mr. Aldrich Surrenders to Police and Placed Under Bonds.

Albert Baker, an employee at the ...

Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  February 23, 1896

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Grean Pea Soup - Shell two quarts of fresh green peas; wash the shells, and cover them with...Read MORE...

The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

Pease Round Head Venetian Blinds
The Pease Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

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Ithaca, New York, USA

1889  Walking Race

Joe Snyder, aged eighty years, and Henry Baker, aged seventy-six years, walked a four-mile race at Ithaca, N.Y., on the 19th. Snyder won, making the distance in 43 1/2 minutes.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  February 23, 1889

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A seeming ignorance is very often a most neces
sary part of worldly knowledge. It is , for...

Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Mount Vernon, New York, USA

1896 - A Midnight Fire at Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon, N.Y., Feb. 22.-A fire occurred this morning before daylight in the row of one-story wooden buildings fronting on Depot Place, which caused damage amounting to $3,000. It is supposed the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 23, 1896

1945  February 23 - Battle of Iwo Jima: A group of United States Marines reach the top of Mount Suribachi on the island and are photographed raising the American flag.


1861  February 23 – President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrives secretly in Washington, D.C. after an assassination attempt in Baltimore, Maryland.


1878  The latest innovation in deep-sea dredging is submarine plowing, which is now being carried on successfully in Belfast Harbor, Me.
A large Michigan plow is used, and is drawn by steam power on shore, the direction being given by a man in diver's armor.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1936 February 23, 1936 - A severe blizzard in the Sierra Nevada Range closed Donner Pass. It stranded 750 motorists and claimed seven lives.


1889  A fire on the 19th destroyed the Greenwich Hotel, which had for some eighty years been one of the landmarks of the village of Greenwich, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? August 15, 1914 - Panama Canal opens to traffic.

 Quebec - Did you know? The life of the French-Canadians in Quebec was largely agrarian. It was a system where each...Read MORE...

French-Canadian Culture (www.woonsocket.org)
 Picture of the Day

Visit Monroe, Massachusetts, USA (Monroe Bridge)!

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

Village Hall and School House - Monroe Bridge, Mass.

Toy Electric Railway

The Carlisle & Finch Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Died February 23


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