Friday, May 7, 2021

1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster

Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1888 - The Lillie Hoyle Case - Medical Student McQuade of Webster, Under Arrest.
The Relations Between Him and Dixon R. Cowie - What Henry T Downs Says of the Latter - The Latest Developments

The arrest of Dixon R. Cowie Friday night in this city for the murder of Lillie Hoyle ... Read MORE...

The Journal -  Meriden, Connecticut -  May 7, 1888
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Walter Baker & Co.
Dorchester, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Of the 36 passengers and 61 crew on board, 13 passengers and 22 crew die, as... Read MORE...

Olean Times Herald -  New York -  May 7, 1937
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Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale)

1887 - Glass Manufacturers Back to Work
The recent difference between the glass manufacturers of Sandwich, Mass., and their employes has been settled by mutual agreement and amicable relations restored. The men express themselves as... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  May 7, 1887
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A Rice Pudding

One quarter of a pound rice, one quarter of an ounce of cinnamon, to a quart of...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
Charleston, South Carolina, USA

1838 - AWFUL FIRE IN CHARLESTON.
Office of the Augusta Chronicle.
April 28, 6 o'clock, P.M.
We learn with the deepest regret, by passengers from Charleston, who arrived here this evening, by the Carolina Railroad, that the city of ... Read MORE...

The Adams Sentinel -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  May 7, 1838
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What Tooth Brush? The Prophylactic of Course
Florence Manufacturing Company
110 Pine Street, Florence, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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Oakland, California, USA

1923 - WIFE RESCUES BLIND MAN AS BUILDINGS BURN
Two Firemen Injured; Flats and Stores Destroyed; Loss $50,000.

Three flats, a coal, wood and feed yard, and three stores were destroyed, two stores and three flats were badly damaged and two... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  May 7, 1923
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L'Ancienne Lorette, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-l'Annonciation)

1875 - Small Pox
A despatch from Quebec says that the small-pox, which at one time assumed the form of an epidemic and threatened the entire destruction of the population of Ancienne Lorette, has seriously... Read MORE...

Boston Daily Advertiser -  Boston, Massachusetts -  May 7, 1875
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

At a Dinner-Party - after which all present were to attend a dance, it would be in best taste for...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)

1823 - Ice in St. Lawrence River
Quebec, April 10.
The ice in the St. Lawrence still holds fast opposite below Deschambault, and upwards, we believe, as far as near Montreal. Several boats have come up from below a distance of 60... Read MORE...

American Sentinel -  Connecticut -  May 7, 1823
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1915  May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

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1847  May 7 – In Philadelphia, the American Medical Association (AMA) is founded.

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1804  Brown university, founded in 1764, at Providence, Rhode Island, was known as Rhode Island college until 1804, when its name changed in honor of Nicolas Brown, American merchant, who had given it $100,000.


The Morning Herald
Hagerstown, Maryland

 America - Did you know? December 2, 1823: Monroe Doctrine: In his annual address to Congress, President Monroe declares...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In the mid 1800s, the average couple in New France had 6 to 8 children, with one or more lost to...Read MORE...



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Visit Oswego, New York, USA!

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St. John's Church, Oswego, N.Y.

A Good Cheap Desk
The Fred Macey Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.

Ladies' Home Journal
January 1898

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