Tuesday, March 9, 2021

1881 - March 9 - Probability of a Terrible Crime

Upstate Youth Held in Death of Father
ThOMPSON, March 9 - (AP) A teenage boy has been charged with aggravated assault for having allegedly struck his father on the head with a frying pan. The father died last night.

State police said...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  Friday, March 9, 1962

Gold Medal Antacid Powder
S. Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Barnard, Vermont, USA

1881 - March 9 - Probability of a Terrible Crime.
ROYLTON, VT., March 9. - On Saturday the dwelling of Mrs. Levi Belknap, East Barnard, Vermont, was burned and her body found in the ruins. There are suspicious circumstances strongly indicating... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  March 9, 1881

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

California Cake

One pint of flour, one pint of Indian meal, one pint of milk, two eggs, one...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, August 18, 1880

Gold Medal Cough Medicine
Blackberry Root, Ginger, Cinnamon, Clove, Anise Compound
Pfeiffer Mfg. Co.
St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

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Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

1872 - Earthquake
The vicinity of Knoxville, Tenn., was visited a few mornings ago by a very heavy earthquake shock. Buildings were caused to creak and strain, and much alarm was created. It was accompanied by a heavy ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  March 9, 1872

Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1906 - Origin of the U.S. Valentine
Miss Esther A. Howland of Worcester, Mass., was the first person in this country to manufacture valentines. Before she began in 1840, all these missives were imported. Miss Howland was a graduate of... Read MORE...

Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner -  Phenix, Kent, Rhode Island -  Friday, March 9, 1906

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Morning Dress — The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, ...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
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

New Orleans, La., March 8. - The water in front of this city rose 5 inches to-day, and now marks 8 inches under the high-water mark, which is the top of the levees. Two days more of a rise like that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 9, 1884

1841  March 9 – Amistad: The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the case that the Africans who seized control of the ship had been taken into slavery illegally.


1840  March 9 – The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad is completed from Wilmington, North Carolina to Weldon, North Carolina. At 161.5 miles (260 km), it is the world's longest railroad.


1956  March 9 - A whopping 367 inches of snow was measured on the ground at the Ranier Paradise Ranger Station in Washington.
The snow depth was a state record and the second highest total of record for the continental U.S.
The Weather Channel

1872  Enterprising Yankee
A Yankee has a street stand in London for the sale of pop-corn and roasted peanuts.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1872  Meeting
The colored people of Covington, Ky., held a mass-meeting on the night of the 29th ult. and passed a resolution favoring general amnesty.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? June 25, 1876 - Lt. Col. George A. Custer's regiment is wiped out by Sioux Indians under Sitting...Read MORE...


 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
 Picture of the Day

Visit Holliston, Massachusetts, USA (Metcalf)!

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

Holliston, Mass., from Strawberry Hill.

Various medicinal remedies from St. Louis, Mo.
Found at The Way It Was Museum, Virginia City, Nevada

Rexall Iron, Liver and Bone Marrow Compound
Trio-Carb Tablets
Dr. J. H. McLean's Cordial

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Died March 9


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