Saturday, April 24, 2021

1945 - The atomic bomb is invented

E. D. Reynolds & Co.
Dealers in Men's, Youths' and Boys' Ready-Made Clothing,
Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes and Gent's Furnishing Goods.
Also, Trunks, Bags, Valises and Lap Robes.
Children's Clothing a Specialty.

Hotel Block
Southbridge, Mass.

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1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).
...On April 11, 1898, President William McKinley asked Congress for authorization to end the fighting in Cuba between the rebels and Spanish forces, and to establish a “stable government” that would... Read MORE...
April 25, 1898

1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over whether Texas ended at the Nueces River (Mexican claim) or the Rio Grande (U.S. claim), resulted in the... Read MORE...
April 25, 1846

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Johnny Cake - One cup sweet milk, one cup wheat flour, one and one-half cups corn meal, one...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., November 30, 1881
Auburn, Maine, USA

1868  Shoe Business Thriving

The shoe business in Auburn, Me., is said to be now far more lively than it has been at any time for six months. All the manufacturers are busy, and pressing to fill orders by working extra hours.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  April 25, 1868

Grogan's Installment House
337 W. Baltimore St.
Baltimore, Maryland

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA (Brighton)

One man killed and four others badly injured - A train crowded with laborers runs into a freight - A brakeman said to have given the wrong signal - the killed and injured.

BEAVER FALLS, PA, April...

The Salem Daily News -  Salem, Ohio -  April 25, 1891

Bronx, New York, USA

1910 - Leaps From Blazing Hotel. Roomer Trapped by the Flames Goes Out a Third Floor Window - Unhurt.
Finding his escape cut off by flames JOHN MUGLER, an expressman, jumped from a window on the third floor of the Elton Hotel, at 769 Elton Avenue, the Bronx, last night to the sidewalk, a distance of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 25, 1910

1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)
Washington Column by Peter Edson

WASHINGTON - (NEA) - When first publicity was given in the fall of 1945 to the men who had made the atomic bomb, interest centered on the then practically unknown... Read MORE...

The Victoria Advocate -  Victoria, Texas -  April 25, 1954

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A seeming ignorance is very often a most neces
sary part of worldly knowledge. It is , for...

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

1910 - FIRE IN FAMOUS HOTEL. House In Which Lafayette Was Entertained Damaged $10,000.
Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 23. - The old United States Hotel in Litchfield, built about 130 years ago and the scene of a ball in honor of Marquis Lafayette when he visited ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 25, 1910

1903  April 25 - Two cases of smallpox were found at Conway, Mass., and the board of health is puzzled to account for the appearance of the disease.

Newport Mercury
Newport, Rhode Island

1901  April 25 – New York State becomes the first to require automobile license plates.

1868  Cheese factories, or associated dairies, first organized at Rome, N.Y., about seven years ago, now number twelve hundred, involving in their outlay $3,500,000.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? 1927 - No Billboards Allowed

Hawaii’s natural beauty is an advertisement unto itself. To keep it ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? When the Montréal metro was built, all the earth that was taken out was used to enlarge the Île...Read MORE...
 Picture of the Day

Visit Reseda, California, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Challenge Wind Mill and Feed Mill Co.
Manufacturers of Geared & Pumping Mills, Feed Mills, Horse Powers, ETC.
Batavia, Illinois

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Died April 25


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