Tuesday, April 13, 2021

1860 - First Pony Express riders arrive in St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif

1909 - ONE FATALITY IN TORNADO. BRAKEMAN BLOWN FROM FREIGHT TRAIN AND KILLED.
Concordia, Kas., April 13 -- When telephone communication was opened up today with Aurora, a little town south of here, it developed that four persons were injured, none it is believed fatally, in... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  April 14, 1909
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500,000 Ladies are using The Rushforth Hair Curling Pins
The Rushforth Pin Co., Lawrence, Mass.

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November 1898

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Washington, DC, USA

1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln. As Lincoln slumped... Read MORE...

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April 14, 1865
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1888 - Immigrants Flocking into Winnipeg.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 12 - A special from Winnipeg says that the number of immigrants arriving is increasing rapidly, and upwards of 2,000 have reached that point since the middle of March. Many... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 14, 1888
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cider Cake - One cup sugar, half a cup of butter, one egg well beaten, one large cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881

Omo Dress Shield
The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

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October 1898

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Sacramento, California, USA

1860 - April 14 - First Pony Express riders arrive in St Joseph Mo & Sacramento Calif
April 14, 1860: Riders arrived in both St. Joseph and Sacramento with the mail. Proving the mail could be delivered in ten days. Throngs of people turned out in both cities. The mail arrived in St.... Read MORE...

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April 14, 1860
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin, USA

1896 - HOTEL BURNED.
Reedsburg, Wis., April 13. - The Central house in this city took fire about 1 o'clock yesterday and was burned to the ground. The building was insured in Chicago companies. It was the headquarters of ... Read MORE...

Eau Claire Leader -  Eau Claire, Wisconsin -  April 14, 1896
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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1910 - FIRE THREATENS A TOWN - Powder Explodes In Conflagration At Ebensburg, Pa.
Ebensburg, Pa., April 13. — A conflagration, which lighted the heavens for miles around, and threatened for a time to wipe out this place was checked early this morning by the hard work of firemen... Read MORE...

The Sun -  Baltimore, Maryland -  April 14, 1910
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Be careful always that the details of your dress are perfectly finished in every point. The small...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
Elyria, Ohio, USA

1909 - ELYRIA FIRE LOSS $150,000. FIRE BREAKS OUT IN FIVE STORY BUSINESS BLOCK WIPING IT OUT ENTIRELY. OTHER BUILDINGS ARE DAMAGED.
CLEVELAND IS CALLED UPON FOR HELP BUT IT WAS SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE THE FLAMES WERE UNDER CONTROL. ABOUT 75 PER CENT OF THE TOTAL LOSS IS COVERED BY INSURANCE. FIRE MAY HAVE ORIGINATED IN ELK LODGE... Read MORE...

The Mansfield News -  Ohio -  April 14, 1909
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1900  April 14 – The Paris World Exhibition opens.

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1849  April 14 – Hungary declares independence from Austria.

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1881  April 14 - The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas.

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 America - Did you know? 1971 - No Pig Greasing in Contests

Since 1971, in Minnesota, it has been considered a...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood ...Read MORE...



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Railroad Station

Highest Price For Eggs
Mann's New Bone Cutter
F. W. Mann Company, Milford, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Died April 14

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