Monday, May 17, 2021

1880 - Baked Eggs

Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

1889 - HURLED TO DEATH - An Engine Runs Into a Street Car Killing Six Ladies
A shocking accident occurred about 5:30 o'clock in the evening at the West Main street crossing of the Michigan Central Railroad in Kalamazoo, Mich. A street car containing eight ladies and two... Read MORE...

The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  May 17, 1889
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Fall River, Mass.

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1886 - ANOTHER TORNADO CAUSES GREAT DEVASTATION IN OHIO. HANCOCK, HARDIN AND ADJACENT COUNTIES ARE VISITED BY A TERRIFIC CYCLONE, DESTROYING LIFE AND PROPERTY.
A terrible tornado swept over the southern part of Hancock and northern part of Hardin county at a late hour Friday night carrying death and destruction in its path. At Forest, WILLIAM McELREE, wife... Read MORE...

Newark Daily Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  May 17, 1886
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

1893 - Flood
ERIE, May 18 – The floods in this city caused by heavy rains are the most destructive ever known. It is impossible to estimate the damage done to property, but its probably is not less than $500,000. ... Read MORE...

The Marion Daily Star -  Marion, Ohio -  May 17, 1893
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Philadelphia, Penn.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA

1909 - FIREBUGS START A $300,000 FIRE AT FT. SMITH
Ft. Smith, Ark., May 17. - Fire here today destroyed the Ft. Smith Compress and it's contents of five thousand bales of cotton. The loss is estimated at $300,000, covered by insurance. It is believed ... Read MORE...

Chillicothe Constitution -  Chillicothe, Missouri -  May 17, 1909
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Rutland, Vermont, USA

1875  OPERA HOUSE FIRE.

Whitehall, N. Y., May 15. - A fire at Rutland, Vt., this morning, burned the Ripley's Opera House, the stores of MUNN & COMPTON, STANLEY & Co., and others. Loss of $75,000; partly insured.

Logansport Star  -  Logansport, Indiana -  May 17, 1875
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Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

1872 - A Singular Law Suit.
The proprietors of the Rural Cemetery at Worcester, Massachusetts, have brought suit against a company engaged in the manufacture of chemicals, about 400 feet distant from the cemetery. It is claimed ... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis News -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  May 17, 1872
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

When you are in company, talk often, but never long; in that case, if you do not please,
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
1901  May 17 – The U.S. stock market crashes.

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1900  May 17 - L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is published in Chicago.

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1883  May 17 - Buffalo Bill Cody's 1st wild west show premieres in Omaha

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1895  Mill Fire
METHUEN, Mass., May 18.- A fire started in Couses' cotton mills since midnight and destroyed it.

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Sandusky, Ohio

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 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec, Canada, is the only town in the world with two exclamation points ...Read MORE...



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Norwich, England

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