Wednesday, February 3, 2021

1928 - FALL RIVER BUSINESS AREA BURNS. SIX BLOCKS DESTROYED WITH LOSS EXCEEDING $15 MILLION. ENTIRE CITY MENACED. FIREMEN FROM AS FAR AS PROVIDENCE, BOSTON AID FIGHT.

Green Valley, Arizona, USA

1982 - Students Located
GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. (UPI) - Searchers early today found 10 high school students who became lost on a hiking trip in the Santa Rita mountains south of Tucson.

"They're all OK," a sheriff's... Read MORE...

Logansport Pharos - Tribune -  Logansport, Indiana -  February 3, 1982
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Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies for 1899
The Brainerd & Armstrong Co.
No. 6 Union Street, New London, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898

Visit New London, Connecticut, USA!

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1897 - STATE'S BIG LOSS. FIRE AT HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA. CAPITOL DESTROYED. PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATIVE HALLS IN RUINS. LOSS ESTIMATED AT $1,500,000.
INEFFICIENCY OF THE HARRISBURG VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT BLAMED - MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE SAVED ALL THEY COULD - INSURANCE ONLY $100,000.

Harrisburg, Feb. 3. - The Pennsylvania state capitol... Read MORE...

Salem Daily News -  Salem, Ohio -  February 3, 1897
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Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1900 - School Fire Causes Panic. Flames Cut Off Escape by Stairway and Many Children Are Hurt at Trenton, N. J.
Trenton, N. J., Feb. 2. – Flames broke out in the cellar of the Livingston Public School to-day when the afternoon session was partly over and the alarm was not given until after the fire had... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  February 3, 1900
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig"s Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Bowie, Maryland, USA

1961 - Train Wreck Kills Six. 130 Race Fans Hurt; 7 Cars Jump Tracks.
BOWIE, Md., (AP) - Six persons were killed and about 130 injured Thursday when a special train carrying some 300 passengers derailed near Bowie Race Course.

Rescue workers searched the seven... Read MORE...

The Post-Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  February 3, 1961
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What to Get a Man for Christmas
Postal Scale and Letter Opener
Postal Scale Company, Chapel St., New Haven, Conn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1908 - SOUTH BROADWAY INN IS DAMAGED BY FIRE
Fire that might have attained serious proportions in the second floor of the South Broadway Inn, at 343 South Broadway, at 8 o'clock last night, was extinguished by the Fire Department before great... Read MORE...

The Lexington Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  February 3, 1908
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Lexington, Kentucky, USA

1908 - CHRIS. LILLARD HURT IN FALL FROM A CAR. Knocked Unconscious While Attempting to Alight From Moving Car.
Chris. Lillard, who resides at 141 East Fourth street, met with an accident about noon yesterday which will no doubt confine him to his home for some time. While attempting to alight from a moving... Read MORE...

The Lexington Herald -  Lexington, Kentucky -  February 3, 1908
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Gainesville, Florida, USA

1964 - 10 DIE IN GAINESVILLE AIR CRASH, SOUTH CENTRAL LINE.
Gainesville (AP) - A South Central Airline twin-engine passenger plane burst into flames immediately after takeoff today, killing at least ten persons when it plunged onto the edge of the... Read MORE...

The News Tribune -  Fort Pierce, Florida -  February 3, 1964
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1928 - FALL RIVER BUSINESS AREA BURNS. SIX BLOCKS DESTROYED WITH LOSS EXCEEDING $15 MILLION. ENTIRE CITY MENACED. FIREMEN FROM AS FAR AS PROVIDENCE, BOSTON AID FIGHT.
Fall River, Mass., Feb. 3. (AP) - The business district of this city, one of New England's greatest mill centers, lays in ruins today. Only a few gaunt walls stood in an area of five blocks which was ... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  February 3, 1928
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1872  H. T. Rumsey, a prominent citizen of LaCrosse, Wis., died at Chippewa Falls a few days ago, from an over-dose of laudanum, taken to produce sleep, while suffering from a severe nervous affection.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1743  February 3 - Philadelphia establishes a "pesthouse" to quarantine immigrants

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 America - Did you know? President and Mrs. Benjamin Harrison were so afraid of the electric lights that had been newly...Read MORE...



The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996


 Quebec - Did you know? The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses...Read MORE...



The Story of the Canadian Horse (www.lechevalcanadien.ca/ breed.htm)
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Visit Canton, Hartford, Connecticut, USA!

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


East Main Street

The Edison New Standard Phonograph
Price $20
National Phonograph Co., New York

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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

Died February 3

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