Wednesday, March 3, 2021

1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

Alton, New Hampshire, USA (Alton Corner) (Alton Bay)

1930 - THREATENING FIRE AT ALTON BAY
Departments Of Four Cities And Towns Called To Fight Blaze

Alton, March 3. - The Bayview Pavilion, a dance hall overlooking Alton Bay, a mile from here, was destroyed by flames last evening in a... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  March 3, 1930
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1880s
Crown Sewing Machines and Florence Oil Stoves
The Florence Machine Co.
Florence, Mass.

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1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a bill to make "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem. The bill was approved without debate... Read MORE...

Miami Daily News-Record -  Miami, Florida -  March 3, 1931
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1910 - Flood Isolates South Bend
Wires Down, Bridge Out Fifth Time, Business at Standstill.

South Bend Depot, Wash., March 2. - (Special.) - Fourteen inches of rain is South Bend's record for February. Torrential rains have... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  March 3, 1910
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Indian Slap Jacks

Mix a quart of milk with a pint of Indian meal, four table spoonsful of flour, ...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836

1880s
Vacuum Harness Oil
M. Haberbush
Lancaster, PA

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Tell stories very seldom , and absolutely never but where they are very apt, and very short. Omit...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.L
1895  March 3 – In Munich, bicyclists have to pass a test and display license plates.

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1885  March 3 – A subsidiary of the American Bell Telephone Company, American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T), is incorporated in New York.

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1888  At Salamanca, N. Y. , a fire on the 29th ult. destroyed the opera-house, the post-office and other buildings, causing a heavy loss.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  An avalanche descended into the valley of Morrobia, Switzerland, on the 28th ult., killing ten persons and a large number of horses and cattle.


St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1903 March 3, 1903: Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, began taking prisoners' fingerprints

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1875 March 3, 1875: First organized ice hockey match, Montreal, Canada

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1863  March 3 - Congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City, Nevada

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 America - Did you know? July 4, 1776: Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

 Quebec - Did you know? Throughout the 17th century, France tamed and populated its new colonies across the ocean with the...Read MORE...



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Visit Acton Vale, Québec, Canada (Saint-André-d'Acton)!

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


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1880s
Glenwood Range
W. W. Keene & Son.
Damariscotta, ME

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Died March 3

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