Sunday, April 11, 2021

1850 - American Express is founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo. AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY. CAPITAL $150,000.

Port Arthur, Texas, USA

1926 - BLAST DEAD TOTAL STANDS AT 26. THREE MORE DYING, 7 OTHERS HURT. MORGUE CHOKED WITH SCARRED REMAINS OF VICTIMS WHO DIED ON TANKER, GULF OF VENEZUELA.
Out of respect to the dead as a result of the GULF OF VENEZUELA disaster, a number of Port Arthur business men have suggested that all business houses close Tuesday between the hours of 11 a.m. and... Read MORE...

The Port Arthur News -  Port Arthur, Texas -  April 12, 1926
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A Taffeta Silk Petticoat at $7.50
John Taylor, Dry Goods, Kansas City, Mo.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of Union troops in South Carolina found themselves isolated when the state seceded from the... Read MORE...

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April 12, 1861
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1850 - March 19 – American Express is founded by Henry Wells & William Fargo.
AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY.
CAPITAL $150,000.

The American Express Company, having purchased the several Domestic Express Lines of Wells & Co., Livingston & Fargo and Butterfield, Wasson & Co.,... Read MORE...

The Sandusky Register -  Sandusky, Ohio -  April 12, 1850
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Lansing, Michigan, USA

1929 - NEW BRIDGE AT LANSING COLLAPSES. STRUCTURE IN COURSE OF ERECTION SUDDENLY TOPPLES WITH FATAL RESULTS.
Lansing, Mich., April 12. - (UP) - Five men were believed to have been killed, two were injured and two others escaped at 9:30 a.m. today when a cofferdam at the new South Logan Street bridge, a... Read MORE...

Simpson's Leader Times -  Kittanning, Pennsylvania -  April 12, 1929
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881
Rockville, Maryland, USA

1935 - 13 Students Die as Train Hits Bus, Carries It A Mile. TEACHER, DRIVER ESCAPE. Bodies Strewn Along Tracks — High School Party Was on Way Home From Exhibit
ROCKVILLE, Md., Friday, April 12.— An express train last night crushed into wreckage a school bus, bringing a death toll estimated by police at thirteen.

Physicians and police placed the known... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 12, 1935
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Dr. Raub's Egg White Soap
The Grandest toilet Soap Made
Nothing Else Like It
10 Cents a Cake
$1.00 a Dozen

Charles F. Miller, Lancaster, Pa.

The Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

1928 - PLANE CRASH KILLS TWO.
Baton Rouge, La., April 12. (AP) - Lieutenant KENNETH BOYD, Washington, D. C., and Corporal ERNEST F. KOCH, Van Metre, S. D., were killed yesterday when an airplane in which they were flying... Read MORE...

Lancaster Daily Eagle -  Ohio -  April 12, 1928
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Bakersfield, California, USA

1928 - 2 CHILDREN BURN TO DEATH IN CAR. TWO WOMEN RECEIVE PROBABLY FATAL INJURIES WHEN AUTO EXPLODES.
Bakersfield, Cal., April 12 (AP) - Two children burned to death and two women received probably fatal injuries when their automobile exploded at a service station east of here last night shortly... Read MORE...

Lancaster Daily Eagle -  Ohio -  April 12, 1928
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Lenox, Massachusetts, USA

1909 - SIX LIVES LOST IN $250,000 LENOX FIRE Dynamite and Turpentine Explode in Basement of Building, Trapping the Inmates.
SOCIETY PEOPLE GIVE AID
New Yorkers Take in the Homeless Ones and Start a Fund to Supply Their Wants.

Special to The New York Times.

LENOX, Mass., April 11. - Six persons were killed in the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 12, 1909
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1934  April 12 - Winds atop Mount Washington, NH, averaged 186 mph for five minutes, with a peak gust of 231 mph, the highest wind speed ever clocked in the world.

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 America - Did you know? January 24, 1848 - Gold is discovered at Sutter's Mill in California.

 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec, Canada, is the only town in the world with two exclamation points ...Read MORE...



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500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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