Tuesday, April 27, 2021

1888 - Gold Rings in a Bird's Nest

1888 - Gold Rings in a Bird's Nest
FINDLEY, Ohio, April 18 - This morning three or four boys were plaving on the Toledo, Columbus and Southern Railroad bridge when they discovered a bird's nest in the roof of the bridge, which they... Read MORE...

Shenandoah Herald -  Woodstock, Virginia -  Fri., April 27, 1888
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Key West 7 Mile Bridge

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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) (Pascoag) (Mapleville)

1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in all fourteen buildings, with a total loss of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 27, 1900
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1866 - May 16 – The United States Congress approves the minting of a nickel 5-cent coin (nickel), eliminating its predecessor, the half dime.
FIVE CENT COIN.
In the House of Representatives, a few days ago, the following proceedings took place.

Mr. Kasson - The Committee on Coinage, Weights and Measures have instructed me to report... Read MORE...

The Lincoln County Herald -  Troy, Missouri -  April 27, 1866
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Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)

1931 - Eight Killed in Two Auto Mishaps
Carthage, N. Y., April 27 (AP). - St. Regis Canal, at "Skinny" Bridge three miles west of here, was being drained today in an effort to recover the bodies of four men, who lost their lives in one of... Read MORE...

Kingston Daily Freeman -  Kingston, New York -  April 27, 1931
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Mock Oyster Soup - Scrape twelve good-szied roots of oyster plants or salsify and throw them ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Buffalo, New York, USA

1911 - $250,000 FIRE IN BUFFALO FACTORY. FIREMEN BATTERED AND BURNED IN FIGHTING TO AVERT BIG EXPLOSION. TWO WOMEN RESCUED.
THICK SMOKE OVERCOMES DWELLERS IN ADJACENT HOUSE, WHO ARE CARRIED TO SAFETY - SCORE OF FIREMEN BLOWN ACROSS STREET - FLAMES KEPT FROM TURPENTINE.

Special to The Syracuse Herald.
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The Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  April 27, 1911
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Groveland, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - WORST IN YEARS.
Haverhill, April 26. - The R. H. Page building, at Groveland, where the town offices were located, was burned to the ground this morning. Before the fire was gotten under control damage aggregating... Read MORE...

Boston Morning Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

1931 - Wind Blows Silo Down
Special to The Sentinel
LUNENBURG, April 27. - The heavy wind this forenoon blew over the silo at Sherman Sanderman's place on Oak Street.

Three large apple trees were blown down on the property... Read MORE...

Fitchburg Sentinel -  Fitchburg, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1931
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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
Ware, Massachusetts, USA

1900 - Two Miles of Flame at Ware.
A forest fire which started near the Charles Gould farm at the foot of Warren hill in Ware, about noon yesterday, spread in a few hours to such an extent that the entire hill south of the town was in ... Read MORE...

Springfield Daily Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  April 27, 1900
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1908  April 27–October 31 – The 1908 Summer Olympics are held in London.

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1967 April 27, 1967: Expo '67 was officially opened in Montreal, Quebec, by Canadian Prime Minister Lester Pearson

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 America - Did you know? 1787: Constitutional Convention, made up of delegates from 12 of the original 13 colonies, meets in ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec contains more than 3% of the world’s fresh water reserves.
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Hadley Bridge, 1913

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