Tuesday, May 4, 2021

1933 - Orphan Boys Prevent Wreck of Train Carrying 500 Persons.

Stamped Shawknit on the Toe
Knitted to the Shape of the Human Foot

Shaw Stocking Co., Lowell, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
March 1898

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Passaic, New Jersey, USA

1933 - Orphan Boys Prevent Wreck of Train Carrying 500 Persons.
Passaic, N. J., May 4. - Quick work of six boys from the Passic Orphan Asylum was credited today with averting a wreck of an Erie Railroad express train carrying 500 commuter passengers.

The boys, ...

Edwardsville Intelligencer -  Edwardsville, Illinois -  May 4, 1933

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Good Coffee - Put a sufficient quantity of coffee in the pot and pour boiling water on it;...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 12, 1882
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Atlanta, Ga., May 3. - (Special) - A mysterious fire in the Arlington hotel at Marietta and Cone streets at 1 o'clock this morning as a result of which a white man, Walter Campbell, was overcome by... Read MORE...

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun -  Columbus, Georgia -  May 4, 1907

S. W. Gould & Bros
Botanic Garden
Malden, Mass.

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA

1901 - One hundred and forty-eight city blocks laid waste. LOSS $15,000,000. BILLOWS OF FLAME SWEEP JACKSONVILLE, LEAVING ASHES AND DEATH IN THEIR WAKE.
Jacksonville, Fla., May 3, 1901
Acres of Smoldering Ruins Mark the Site of Metropolis of Florida -

Mayor Bowden Estimates That at Least That Many Have... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  May 4, 1901

Acton, Massachusetts, USA (Nagog Woods) (South Acton)

1895 - FIVE DEAD IN POWDER MILL RUINS Three Buildings of the American Powder Company's Plant Near Concord, Mass., Blown to Pieces.
ACTON, Mass., May 3. - Three of the buildings belonging to the plant of the American Powder Company, near the boundary line of Acton and Concord, were blown up shortly after 9 o'clock this forenoon.... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  May 4, 1895

Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1904 - ENDANGERS THOUSANDS - Mill Proprietors at Fall River, Mass., May Decide to Close their Mills - 40,000 Employees
Fall River, Mass., May 3. - Reports from many of the corporations which have been shutting down their cotton mills two days each week indicate that the curtailment of the past month has been largely... Read MORE...

Eau Claire Wisconsin Leader -  Eau Claire, Wisconsin -  May 4, 1904

 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.
1970  Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

1872  May 4 - The magazine Popular Science is first published in the U.S.


1922  May 4 - Austin, TX, was hit twice by tornadoes which struck within thirty minutes of each other. Twelve persons were killed in the tornadoes.

The Weather Channel

1886 May 4, 1886: Haymarket Affair, Chicago, Illinois
A general strike begins in the United States, which escalates into the Haymarket Riot and eventually wins the eight-hour day for workers.
The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

1911  Joseph Nash was put to death in the electric chair at Auburn, New York, yesterday for murdering his son-in-law. Nash was a prominent citizen of Waterloo, N. Y.

The Caucasian
Clinton, North Carolina

 America - Did you know? February 3, 1870 - Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified, giving blacks the right to...Read MORE...


 Quebec - Did you know? Quebec City, known by tourists and travellers as Quebec, is one of the most beautiful cities in...Read MORE...

 Picture of the Day

Visit Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)!

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

Chateau de Blois, Trois-Rivieres, P.Q. Canada

Hurlbut's High Grade Papers
Hurlbut Stationery Co., Pittsfield, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
February 1898

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