Monday, May 31, 2021

1899 - The Girl With Thin Arms

1899 - The Girl With Thin Arms
Thin arms should be carefully concealed. They have an impoverished look that robs their owner of some of her dignity. If the arms are unduly long, as they occasionly are, the effect may be... Read MORE...

The Daily News -  Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania -  Wed., May 31, 1899
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Ireland
Land of Romance
Great Southern Rys

Visit , Ireland!

Long Island City, New York, USA

1893 - RICHARD LAVELLE'S NECK BROKEN. THROWN FROM A MUSTANG PONY AND INSTANTLY KILLED.
Long Island City, May 30. - RICHARD LAVELLE, who, with JOHN O'DONNELL, conducts a Wild West show at North Beach, was thrown from the back of a fiery mustang pony last night and was almost instantly... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 31, 1893
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London, England

1859 - Big Ben begins keeping time
May 31, 1859: The Great Clock (aka Big Ben) in London officially began keeping time. (On July 11, the Great Bell first struck the hour.) The 315-foot-high tower, part of the Houses of Parliament... Read MORE...

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
May 31, 1859
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Brooklyn, New York, USA (Flatlands) (Flatbush) (Coney Island)

1883 - May 30 - Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12
AGONIZING !!!!!
Details of the Disaster on the Bridge.
Men and Women Crushed and Trampled to Death in the Blockade at New York Anchorage.

THE DEAD, THE INJURED AND THE MISSING.

How the Panic... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  May 31, 1883
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

1947 - MAIN BUILDING AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE BURNED.
Allentown, (INS) - The great stone walls were all that remained today of the 43-year-old administration building of Muhlenberg College which was destroyed by a general alarm fire of undetermined... Read MORE...

Chester Times -  Chester, Pennsylvania -  May 31, 1947
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream of Celery Soup - This, perhaps is the daintiest of all the thicker cream soups. Take...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

1971 - FOUR FIREMEN ARE KILLED IN BLAST.
Atlanta, Ga. (AP) - Four firemen were killed when an explosion ripped through a burning downtown restaurant, trapping them in a basement inferno as the floor was blown from under them.

"There were ... Read MORE...

The Daily Times-News -  Burlington, North Carolina -  May 31, 1971
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Visit Japan

Visit , Japan (Empire of Japan)!

Dallas, Texas, USA

1916 - FOUR KILLED WHEN AWNING COLLAPSES. WERE WATCHING PREPAREDNESS PARADE WHEN HEAVY SHADE GIVES WAY. MANY OTHERS HURT.
IMMENSE CROWD MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR AID TO REACH INJURED AT ONCE.

Dallas, May 30. - Four persons were killed, two of them instantly, when a wooden awning, suspended by chains in front of a store... Read MORE...

Tulsa Daily World -  Tulsa, Oklahoma -  May 31, 1916
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Bennington, Vermont, USA

1910 - AUTO AND TROLLEY COLLIDE
Rainstorm Dbscures[sic] Driver's View - One Killed and Two Injured.

BENNINGTON, Vt., May 30. - A driving rainstorm that obscured the view of an automobile driver and an electric car motorman... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 31, 1910
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Never walk fast in the
streets, which is a mark of vulgarity, ill befitting the character of a...Read MORE...



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

Flint, Mich., Train – Automobile Crash, May 1934
Four Killed In Crossing Crash

By The Associated Press

Flint, Mich., May 30. – A Pere Marquette passenger train struck an automobile carrying seven persons on a memorial day trip to a cemetery... Read MORE...

Abilene Morning News -  Abilene, Texas -  May 31, 1934
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1875  Measles
The measles keep eight hundred children out of the public schools of New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Harrisburg Telegraph
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

 America - Did you know? The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted.

 Quebec - Did you know? Christmas Eve with its atmosphere of wonder offers infinite possibilities to people’s imagination....Read MORE...



www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca
 Picture of the Day

Visit Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)!

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


State Reformatory for Women

Key West 7 Mile Bridge

Visit Key West, Florida, USA!

Died May 31

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