Monday, April 19, 2021

1879 - Julia Smith marries

1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American... Read MORE...
April 19, 1775

Hurlbut's High Grade Papers
Hurlbut Stationery Co., Pittsfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Sherbrooke, Qu├ębec, Canada

1896 - A Bridge Disaster
Sherbrooke, Que., April 18. - The Quebec central bridge across the St. Francis river has been swept away by the high water. It is roughly estimated that the loss of the St. Anselm bridge and this... Read MORE...

The Davenport Democrat and Leader -  Davenport, Iowa -  April 19, 1896

New Lebanon, New York, USA

1879 - Caught Defrauding the Government
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 10. - Samuel J. Tilden and his brother, Henry A Tilden, proprietors of an extract and drug manufactory at New Lebanon, N. Y., are in trouble for defrauding the Government out... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 19, 1879

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Custard

Mix one egg with a teacup of ground coffee and pour over it one pint of boiling...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, June 30, 1880

No More Darning
Racine Feet, 10 Cents
Racine Knitting Co., Racine, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA (South Glastonbury)

1879 - Julia Smith marries
Miss Julia E. Smith, one of the famous Glastonbury (Conn.) sisters, was married on Thursday of last week to Amos G. Parker, of New Hampshire, who is 86 years of age. The bride is very wealthy but she ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 19, 1879

Newburgh, New York, USA

1948 - 3 Soldiers Killed As Train Hits Car.
NEWBURGH, (AP) - Three soldiers stationed at the U. S. Military academy were killed early yesterday when their car was struck by a freight train as they were returning to West Point.

The dead were ...

The Post Standard -  Syracuse, New York -  April 19, 1948

Mount Vernon, New York, USA

1904 - Noise At Mount Vernon Saves Its Citizens - Firemen and Police Arouse Citizens to Peril of Gas
Commuters' Cold Breakfasts

Accident to Main Threatens People With Asphyxiation, But Strenuous Measures Drive People Out of Doors.

Special to the New York Times.

Mount Vernon, April 18. -...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 19, 1904

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A gentleman always attends to the choice of his amusements. If at cards, he will not play at...Read MORE...

Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Athens, Georgia, USA

Father Sat Thirty Feet Away Unconscious of Heart-Breaking Tragedy.

Athens, Ga, April 18 - One of the most shocking deaths in Elbert County was that yesterday afternoon of the little... Read MORE...

The Macon Daily Telegraph -  Macon, Georgia -  April 19, 1911

1930  April 19 – Warner Bros. in the United States release their first cartoon series called Looney Tunes which runs until 1969.

1897  April 19 The first Boston Marathon is held, with fifteen men competing, and won by John McDermott.

1904 April 19, 1904: Great fire in Toronto started
The Great Toronto Fire destroys much of that city's downtown, but there are no fatalities.
The Old Farmer's Almanac

 America - Did you know? November 7, 1916 - Jeannette Rankin of Montana is the first woman elected to the U.S. House of...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? Women in New France worked very hard. They had to take care of the house, cook for the family, take ...Read MORE... ON/ LakeheadUniversity/ NewFranceWQ/ wqr6.aspx
 Picture of the Day

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Ladies Going to California
The California Limited - Santa Fe Route
W. J. Black, Topeka, Kan.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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Died April 19


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