Monday, March 15, 2021

1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of it is taken from the Boston Chronicle of March 20, ... Read MORE...

History of the Town of Hampton, New Hampshire: From Its Settlement in 1638 to Autumn of 1892, page 215 -  March 15, 1769

666 Malarial Preparation
Made in Jacksonville, FL

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress, defining and fixing the standard of value, maintaining the parity of all forms of money issued or... Read MORE...

Lebanon Daily News -  Lebanon, Pennsylvania -  March 15, 1900

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Ham Balls - Take cold-boiled or baked ham, chop fine, add as many eggs as there are persons...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 26, 1881
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1933 - Nashville Counts Ten Dead, Pruden Eight. Several Other Communities Lashed. LIST GROWS.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 15 (AP) - The mad caprice of a tornado which lashed the Tennessee-Kentucky border last night left a toll of 35 known dead and more than 200 injured in the wreckage of homes... Read MORE...

The Kingsport Times -  Tennessee -  March 15, 1933

Nestle Food
New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Butler, Pennsylvania, USA

1907 - Civil War Veteran Struck by Train
Butler, Pa., March 15. - Oliver Conklin deaf and 80 years of age, a veteran of the civil war, who had one eye destroyed at Spottsylvania Court House, was run down and killed by a Baltimore & Ohio... Read MORE...

Indiana Evening Gazette -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  March 15, 1907

Elmira, New York, USA

1888 - Fire
Another One.
Elmira, N. Y., March 10. – The explosion of a lamp in the press room of the Elmira Gazette at 8 o’clock yesterday evening, followed by the ignition and explosion of a can of benzine,... Read MORE...

The Ohio Democrat -  New Philadelphia, Ohio -  March 15, 1888

Deposit, New York, USA

Special to The New York Times.
Deposit, N. Y., March 14. - A disastrous fire started in the Oquaga House here at 4:20 o'clock this morning and destroyed property to the value of $50,000. The first... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  March 15, 1903

 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
Exeter, New Hampshire, USA

1893 - EXETER MILLS BURNED. Loss $250,000-Two Hundred and Forty Hands Made Idle.
Exeter, N. H., March 15. - Fire broke out in the Exeter cotton mills about 4 a.m. It started in the basement, and burned up through the building, destroying the engine room and the older part of the... Read MORE...

Middletown Daily Press -  Middletown, New York -  March 15, 1893

1933  March 15 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises from 53.84 to 62.10. The day's gain of 15.34%, achieved during the depths of the Great Depression, remains to date as the largest 1-day percentage gain for the index.

1879  Denmark prohibits importation of cattle from the United States into that kingdom.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1879  At Georgetown, Mass., the son of a widow married a girl whose brother married the widow, and a child born to the first couple has an uncle and a grandfather and a grandmother and an aunt in the same persons.

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? Around 1825, La Cuisinière Bourgeoise, was written as a guide for those employed in the service of...Read MORE...
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Dublin, N.H.

Palmer's Skin-Success Soap
Made in New York, NY

Found at Old Drugstore, St Augustine, Florida

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Died March 15


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