Tuesday, April 27, 2021

1851 - Serious Love Affair

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

1851 - Serious Love Affair
Pittsburg, 27th.
A duel took place today between two students of Jefferson College, Wm. G. Ready, of Baltimore and A. L. Snowden of Cumberland Valley, Pa. A young lady was the origination of the... Read MORE...

Boston Evening Transcript -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 28, 1851
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Glenwood Ranges, Stoves and Furnaces
Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass.

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Granby, Qu├ębec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-Granby)

THE DISASTER AT GRANBY - A BRIDGE SWEPT AWAY BY THE FLOOD - ELEVEN LIVES LOST.
To the Editor of the Montreal Daily Witness:

At 7:40 this evening the writer and others were standing on the bridge at Granby, watching the high state of the river, and also the cars slowly... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 28, 1869
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1882 - RALPH WALDO EMERSON.
The wires last night announced the death of Ralph Waldo Emmerson, one of this country's most distinguished thinkers and writers, which took place at his residence in Boston after a brief illness. He... Read MORE...

Daily Charlotte Observer -  Charlotte, North Carolina -  April 28, 1882
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Kidneys in Batter

Make a thick batter, season with pepper and salt; cut the kidneys in thick...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 16, 1882

The Ideal Brain Tonic
Delightful Summer and Winter Beverage
Specific for Headache
Relieves Mental & Physical Exhaustion
Coca-Cola

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Norman, Oklahoma, USA

1893 - SIXTY-TWO ARE KILLED. FRIGHTFUL RESULT OF THE CYCLONE IN OKLAHOMA. PROPERTY DAMAGE INESTIMABLE.
ONE CYCLONE JOINS ANOTHER, AND WITH THEIR COMBINED STRENGTH THEY SWEEP DOWN UPON DEFENSELESS TOWNS AND LEAVE DEATH AND DESTRUCTION BEHIND.

Oklahoma City, April 27. - The half has not been told... Read MORE...

The Daily Review -  Decatur, Illinois -  April 28, 1893
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Newport News, Virginia, USA

1897 - BIG CONFLAGRATION. THE BURNING OF VESSELS IN PORT AT NEWPORT NEWS.
SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
DAMAGE OF OVER $2,000,000 WAS DONE TO THE SHIPPING IN THE HARBOR, TWO STEAMERS AND A GERMAN SHIP BEING DESTROYED.

Newport News, Va., April 28. - Fire broke out in the... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  April 28, 1897
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Union, Connecticut, USA

1931 - Mayor's Stepson Killed When Roadster Overturns On Curve At Union, Conn.
Ulric E. Duval, 33-year-old motion picture operator of Worcester and step-son of Mayor Joseph N. Carriere, was killed in an automobile accident at Union, Conn., yesterday afternoon when his roadster... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 28, 1931
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Dress for Morning Visits — A lady should never receive her morning callers in a wrapper, unless...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
1938  April 28 – The towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott in Massachusetts are disincorporated to make way for the Quabbin Reservoir.

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1924  April 28 – An explosion in a mine at the Wheeling Steel Corporation in Benwood, West Virginia kills 119 men.

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1888  The busting of a water pipe on the 25th caused a sewer ditch at Yonkers, N. Y.,
to cave in on the workmen, six of whom lost their lives.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1896  Ice Bridge Gives Way
The Cap Rouge ice bridge, near Montreal, gave way yesterday morning, and the last barrier to navigation on the St. Lawrence river was removed.

Springfield Republican
Springfield, Massachusetts

 America - Did you know? You don’t need to travel out of the country to see one of Egypt’s ancient ruins. A 3,000-year-old...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? All license plates in Quebec have the text 'Je me souviens', the official motto of Quebec. It...Read MORE...



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Puget Sound Salmon
Fidalgo Island Packing Co.
Anacortes, Wash.

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Died April 28

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