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1914 - PARCEL POST 'BOMB' ONLY AN APPLE - "Deadly Package" Scares Girl Who Received It - Police Uneasy.

Greenwich, Connecticut, USA

1914 - SUES MRS. HOLLEY FOR HER ARREST - Former Maid Alleges Theft Charge Interrupted Her Honeymoon.
Greenwich, Conn., April 3. - Mrs. William Salffron has appealed to the Superior Court for damages of $10,000 for being torn from her home while a bride an d being taken to the Greenwich jail and... Read MORE...

New York Tribune -  New York, New York -  April 4, 1914
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Uxbridge, Massachusetts, USA (North Uxbridge)

1914 - PARCEL POST 'BOMB' ONLY AN APPLE - "Deadly Package" Scares Girl Who Received It - Police Uneasy.
Miss May Campbell, who lives with Mr. and Mrs. George Stull, at No. 511 West 157th street, received yesterday a parcel post package from Uxbridge, Mass. The package was delivered in
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New York Tribune -  New York, New York -  April 4, 1914
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North Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - FELL FROM TRAIN. William Price Was Returning to Soldier's Home at Togus.
Found Alongside the Track at North Hampton, too Badly Hurt to be Moved.

When the nine o'clock Pullman arrived at this depot last evening, Conductor Silsbee reported that a man had fallen from the... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 4, 1898
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Coffee Cake - This is one of the best of plain cakes, and is very easily made. Take one cup...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed
At 6:05 P.M. on Thursday, 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King was shot dead while standing on a balcony outside his second-floor room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. News of King’s... Read MORE...

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - Received a Painful Wound
Lewis B. Hanson, who has been employed as a blacksmith at the navy yard, met with a painful accident on Friday. He was hammering a bar of steel when a piece struck him in the forehead, cutting a gash ... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  April 4, 1898
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Waterville, Maine, USA

1884  BURNED TO DEATH IN A LOCK-UP.

WATERVILLE, Me., April 3. - PETER VIGNE, a young man from Fairfield, Me., who was put in the lock-up last night, set the building on fire and perished in the flames.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 4, 1884
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Brandenburg, Kentucky, USA

1974 - 80 KENTUCKIANS KILLED.
Louisville, Ky. (AP) - The death toll soared to 80 today as Kentucky began digging out from the worst tornado disaster in its history.
Hundreds were injured and property damage was expected to run... Read MORE...

Corbin Times-Tribune -  Kentucky -  April 4, 1974
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A seeming ignorance is very often a most neces
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Long Beach, California, USA

1912 - NOTED BIRDMAN LOSES LIFE AT AVIATION MEET. AVIATOR CALBRAITH P. RODGERS, OF TRANSCONTINENTAL FAME, WAS DASHED INTO WATER YESTERDAY AT LONG BEACH. WAS ATTEMPTING TO MAKE "THE DIP".
BIPLANE CARRIED UNFORTUNATE MAN BENEATH THE WATER IN PRESENCE OF MANY THOUSAND PEOPLE.

Long Beach, April 3. - Aviator CALBRAITH PERRY RODGERS was killed here this afternoon, while attempting to... Read MORE...

Fairbanks Daily Times -  Fairbanks, Alaska -  April 4, 1912
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1923  April 4 – Warner Bros. film studio is formally incorporated in the United States as Warner Brothers Pictures, Inc.

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1973  April 4 – The World Trade Center officially opens in New York City with a ribbon cutting ceremony.



 America - Did you know? 1786: Shays"s Rebellion erupts - Farmers from New Hampshire to South Carolina take up arms to...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec “unofficially” got rid of Slavery in 1798, 35 years before it was abolished because the...Read MORE...



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