Monday, June 21, 2021

1734 - A terrible fire in Montréal destroys 46 houses an an old historical church.

Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

1734 - A terrible fire in Montréal destroys 46 houses an an old historical church.
A young black slave called Marie-Joseph-Angélique is found guilty of lighting the blaze and is hanged. After this disaster, the intendant Bégon orders that all houses will from now on be built of... Read MORE...

June 21, 1734
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Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1806 - June 16 - A total eclipse of the sun was viewed from southern California to Massachusetts.
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Extract of a letter from Boston, June 16th.
"The long expected Solar Eclipse has completely engrossed the attention of all orders and conditions of people. The tops of the... Read MORE...

The Evening Post -  New York, New York -  June 21, 1806
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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Watertown, Wisconsin, USA

1909 - WATERTOWN HAS AN $80,000 FIRE.
Watertown, Wis., June 21. - Fire yesterday destroyed the main factory building of the G. B. Lewis company, manufacturers of beekeepers' supplies and one of the largest in this country. The loss is... Read MORE...

The LaCrosse Tribune -  La Crosse, Wisconsin -  June 21, 1909
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Hampton, Virginia, USA (Phoebus)

1966 - TWO DIE AS PLANE SMASHES HOMES. 60 LEFT HOMELESS IN VIRGINIA. MARINE BOMBERS IN MID-AIR COLLISION.
Hampton, Va., (AP) - Officials said today they were convinced there were no more dead or injured in the rubble of a suburban neighborhood devastated by the flaming crash of a Marine Corps attack... Read MORE...

Port Arthur News -  Port Arthur, Texas -  June 21, 1966
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Oswego, New York, USA

1899 - BURNED TO DEATH - In a Hotel Fire - Others Fatally Injured.
HERALD-STAR Special Telegraphic Service.

OSWEGO, N. Y., June 21. - The Eagle hotel, a three-story wooden structure, was gutted by fire this morning. Mrs. Rachel Ding, 60 years of age, was burned... Read MORE...

Steubenville Daily Herald -  Steubenville, Ohio -  June 21, 1899
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Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA

1886 - INJURED IN A COLLISION. A WRECK DUE TO A CONDUCTOR'S NEGLECT OF ORDERS
EAST PEPPEREL, Mass., June 20. - The north-bound passenger train No. 49, on the Worcester and Nashua Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, due here at 7:51 last evening, and consisting of a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 21, 1886
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It is very rude, when at the table, to scratch any part of your body. It is also very indecent to...Read MORE...



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

1907 - MISS ROBINSON’S BODY FOUND. Recovered From Pontoosuc Lake Early Yesterday Afternoon — Clothing Did Not Catch Fire.
At 2:30 yesterday afternoon the body of Miss Lucy May Robinson, who was drowned Tuesday night in Pontoosuc lake following the burning of the launch Gwendolin, was brought to the surface. The... Read MORE...

Springfield Republican -  Springfield, Massachusetts -  June 21, 1907
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1939  June 21 – New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement after doctors reveal he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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1954  June 21 - A severe hailstorm struck Wichita KS and vicinity causing nine million dollars damage.

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1946  June 21 - 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas

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Sunday, June 20, 2021

1924 - Citizenship Given Indians

1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
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Every native-born Indian in this country is made a citizen of the United States by act of President Coolidge in signing the Indian Citizenship... Read MORE...

Santa Ana Register -  Santa Ana, California -  June 20, 1924
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at yesterday at New York with impressive ceremonies. The city was decorated wand the harbor was gay... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  June 20, 1885
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1908 - THREE MEN DEAD IN A MINE - Explosion Near Monongahela, Pa., With Fatal Results.
MONONGAHELA, Pa., June 19. - Three miners are dead, two others perhaps fatally burned, and fifteen entombed, many of whom are supposed to be dead from an explosion at the Ellsworth No. 1 mine of the... Read MORE...

The Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  June 20, 1908
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Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

1868 - A tomb in the old burying ground in Danvers, Mass., holding the remains of the Putnam family for generations past, was recently broken into by some boys,
who stole the silver plates from the coffins, and carried off and sold the bones to peddlers. One of the parties was caught, which led to the detection of others,. When arrested, they had a basket of ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 20, 1868
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Montgomery, Vermont, USA

1911 - MONTGOMERY. John Lafountain Injured by Fall as Staging Gives Away.
While shingling the roof of Leo Bombard's barn the staging upon which John Lafountain was working gave away and Mr. Lafountain fell to the ground striking his head upon a stick of timber and being... Read MORE...

St. Albans Daily Messenger -  St. Albans, Vermont -  June 20, 1911
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Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA

1957 - LIGHTNING BOLTS HIT ENCAMPED GUARDSMEN.
Ft. Bragg, N. C. (UP) - Lightning bolts, flashing from an electrical storm, struck in the center of bivouacing National Guardsmen
Wednesday, killing two men and injuring some 47 others.

The... Read MORE...

Panama City Herald -  Panama City, Florida -  June 20, 1957
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Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
The following letter from the Rev. Mr. Rowland, to the editor of the National Gazette, describes, in a most vivid manner, this sorrowful occurrence.

Fayetteville, N.C. May 29, 1831.
Sir -... Read MORE...

Huron Reflector -  Elyria, Ohio -  June 20, 1831
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Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night with a...Read MORE...



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South Bend, Indiana, USA

1900  Fatal Hotel Fire.

South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious injury of six other persons. Loss $25,000.

New Haven Register -  New Haven, Connecticut -  June 20, 1900
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1682  A major tornado ripped through southwestern Connecticut, passing through Stratford, Milford, and New Haven, and then into Long Island Sound.

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1893  Lizzie Borden acquitted in murder of parents in New Bedford Mass

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Saturday, June 19, 2021

1886 - The editor of the Sharon (Mass.) Advocate has bone into the marrying business as a little side speculation.

Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

1855 - Melancholy Occurrence
On Saturday night last about 9 o'clock, Mrs. Robert Skead was drowned at the slide at the Chaudiere Falls; she left the house as was supposed, for the purpose of taking a short walk about the... Read MORE...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  June 19, 1855
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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

1885 - Happily Pays Fine
A man in Cincinnati pays $20 fine every Monday morning for selling soda on Sunday. His receipts on that day are something over $80, on which there is a profit of $60, which, after paying the fine... Read MORE...

The Argus -  Montreal, Quebec, Canada -  June 19, 1855
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1862 - May 20 – U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs the Homestead Act into law.
THE HOMESTEAD ACT - Letters are coming to the post offices in Nebraska, by hundreds, in which enquiries are made concerning the prospect of obtaining good quarter sections of land under the Homestead ... Read MORE...

Nebraska Advertiser -  Brownville, Nebraska -  June 19, 1862
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Sharon, Massachusetts, USA

1886 - The editor of the Sharon (Mass.) Advocate has bone into the marrying business as a little side speculation.
In a recent issue of his paper he says: "Persons intending marriage are reminded that the editor of the Advocate has had his commission as justice of the peace renewed by his Excellency Governor... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 19, 1886
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A crookneck, or winter squash pudding.

Core, boil and skin a good squash, and bruise it well;...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814

Glenwood Ranges, Stoves and Furnaces
Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass.

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Ithaca, New York, USA

1880  160 Canary Birds

Mrs. Ellis, of Ithaca, N.Y., has one hundred and sixty canary birds chirping away in the same room. She says she is low-spirited and keeps them to chirrup her existence.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 19, 1880
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1869  Pastors Unite

Over a dozen Philadelphia pastors have united in the determination to attend no more Sunday funerals, unless the necessity is certified by a physician. As yet they have had none this year.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 19, 1869
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San Francisco, California, USA

1869  Teaching Chinese Girls

Teachers are to be employed to instruct the Chinese girls in San Francisco, where they are rapidly increasing. The work is undertaken by the churches.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 19, 1869
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Never try to outshine your guests in dress. It is vulgar in the extreme. A hostess should be...Read MORE...



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Auburn, New York, USA

1869 - Seward Trip
Hon. William H. Seward, accompanied by Hon. Frederick W. Seward and lady, and Abijah Fitch, Esq., of Auburn, N.Y., have started out on a tour of some six months in duration, comprising a trip to... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 19, 1869
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1869  A citizen of Newport, N. H., while reading in bed the other night, upset the lamp and was burned to death.


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1880  William Dowd, of Fonda, N. Y., has been fined $178 for cruelty to a horse, and, as the animal was valued at $150, he thinks the Justice was a little severe on him.


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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

1887 - Educational Advice

1887 - Educational Advice
The average age of those who enter college is now seventeen. One hundred years ago it was fourteen, and it will be doubtless nineteen ere long, for our wisest educators affirm that a youth of sixteen ... Read MORE...

Wilcox Progressive Era -  Camden, Alabama -  Wed., June 8, 1887
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Bicycles and Watches Given Away
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Fargo, North Dakota, USA

1893 - FARGO'S SAD DISASTER. ALMOST THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF FARGO WIPED OUT BY FIRE. FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE UNABLE TO COPE WITH THE RAGING ELEMENT.
THE WORST AND MOST DESTRUCTIVE DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE STATE.

OVER A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY MELTS AWAY IN THIN AIR.

FLAMES RAGE ALMOST UNCHECKED FROM 2 O'CLOCK UNTIL 11 LAST... Read MORE...

Bismarck Daily Tribune -  Bismarck, North Dakota -  June 8, 1893
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA

1925 - Two Girls Perish In An Aeroplane
Cape Girardeau, Mo., June 8. - Pearl Bayfinger, 20, and Grace Lamer, 25, both of Cobden, Ill., were burned to death and John Hunter, St. Louis, was injured when an airplane in which they were riding... Read MORE...

The Gettysburg Times -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  June 8, 1925
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1937 - $25,000 Fire At Prison
Michigan City, Ind., June 7. – (U.P.) – Fire of unknown origin late yesterday destroyed six buildings at the state prison honor farm, causing damage estimated at $25,000, state prison officials... Read MORE...

Hammond Times -  Hammond, Indiana -  June 8, 1937
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Vermicelli Pudding

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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, November 9, 1881
Springfield, Illinois, USA

1908 - YOUNG AERONAUT KILLED. Skull Crushed Against Tree as Balloon Arises.
SPRINGFIELD, ILL, June 7. - Luther Edward Jones, a 22 year old balloonist, was killed at Mildred Park this afternoon. At the balloon rose the parachute swung Jones through the air, his head striking... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1908
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

1901 - Boy Drowned at Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs, Colo., June 7. - Leonard Greely of Denver, aged 15, was drowned at Broadmor Casino lake this afternoon, while swimming with five other boys. He got into water over his depth and... Read MORE...

The Durango Democrat -  Durango, Colorado -  June 8, 1901
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Norfolk, Virginia, USA

1931 - WATERFRONT FIRE CAUSES DAMAGE ESTIMATED AT $3,000,000
NORFOLK, Va., June 8. - (AP) - Norfolk spent last night fighting a three million dollar waterfront fire.

Started by an explosion on an oil barge at the Buxton Line piers, the fire rode a strong... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 8, 1931
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Presque Isle, Maine, USA (Maysville)

1909 - MANY HOUSES BURNED DOWN. THOUSAND PEOPLE HOMELESS AT PRESQUE ISLE, ME. RAVAGES RESIDENCE SECTION. FIRE DESTROYS ONE HUNDRED DWELLINGS, THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, THE MASONIC HALL AND SEVERAL OTHER STRUCTURES
HIGH WIND LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXTENT OF THE DISASTER. SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.

Presque Isle, Me., June 8. - The entire northeasterly section of this village, comprising the district where... Read MORE...

Austin Daily Herald -  Minnesota -  June 8, 1909
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

If you expect a friend to meet you at the end of your journey, sit near the door of the steam-boat...Read MORE...



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Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

1911 - TRIPLE WRECK IS DEADLY
Four Freight Trains Demolished and Five Men Killed.

FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 7. - One of the most, disastrous freight wrecks in the history of the New Haven railroad occurred near here early today,... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  June 8, 1911
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1966  June 8 - Topeka, Kansas is devastated by a tornado that registers as an "F5" on the Fujita Scale: the first to exceed US$100 million in damages. Sixteen people are killed, hundreds more injured, and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed.

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November 1898

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Monday, June 7, 2021

1889 - THE SEATTLE FIRE. NEARLY ALL OF THE BUSINESS PORTION IN ASHES. SEATTLE IN ASHES.


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Thomaston, Maine, USA

1915 - FIRE SWEEPS MAINE TOWN
Burns Thomaston's Only Hotel--Incendiaries Suspected.

THOMASTON, Me., June 6. - The Knox House, the only hotel here, the Watts Block, owned by the town, a livery stable and a mercantile block... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 7, 1915
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Jelly Cake

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The New England Cook Book, 1836
1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)
FORD FACTORY CLEVERNESS
The Ford Motor Company from now until July will manufacture in quantities only the four-cylinder Rumble Seat Runabout, Model "S," and the six-cylinder Runabout Model K. By... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  June 7, 1908
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Seattle, Washington, USA

1889 - THE SEATTLE FIRE. NEARLY ALL OF THE BUSINESS PORTION IN ASHES. SEATTLE IN ASHES.
Seattle, June 7. - The city is a scene of wreck and ruins. Yesterday afternoon the entire business portion of the city was burned to the ground, and, for the lack of a proper supply of water and... Read MORE...

Reno Evening Gazette -  Reno, Nevada -  June 7, 1889
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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1902 - A Massachusetts Man's Big Luck - Gate Tender on a Railroad to Get a Large Slice.
The Times Special Service.
WORCESTER, Mass., Saturday, June 7. - Family records expected daily from the parish priest at Lanoraie in Quebec are expected to establish the claim of Joseph A. Demars, a ... Read MORE...

Seattle Daily Times -  Seattle, Washington -  June 7, 1902
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Never sit down to the piano uninvited, unless you are alone in the parlor. Do not take any book you ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Canaan, Connecticut, USA

1923 - BRAKEMAN FALLS TO HIS DEATH IN CANAAN, CONN.
CANAAN, Conn. June 6 - Nicholas Mathias, 30, a brakeman on the Central New England railroad was killed today on a siding near the Connecticut Lime Co plant. He was climbing to the roof of a box car... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  June 7, 1923
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Mrs. Walter Davis of Lisbon Falls was in Lewiston yesterday.

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Lewiston, Maine

1942  June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

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1972  June 7 - Richmond VA experienced its worst flood of record as rains from Hurricane Agnes pushed the water level at the city locks to a height of 36.5 feet, easily topping the previous record of thirty feet set in 1771.

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1816  June 7 - A famous June snow occurred in the northeastern U.S. Danville VT reported drifts of snow and sleet twenty inches deep. The Highlands were white all day, and flurries were observed as far south as Boston MA.

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

1919 - SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25 Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet Beecher Stowe's story first appeared on June 5, 1851, in serial form, a chapter at a time, in a weekly ... Read MORE...

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1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
Congress Puts Votes for Women Up to States for Ratification - Long Fight

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The Daily Notes -  Canonsburg, Pennsylvania -  June 5, 1919
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Peekskill, New York, USA

1869  At Peekskill, N. Y., a man attempted to chastise his wife with the poker, when the child interceded and he hurled the weapon at her.

It stuck in her head, and she ran screaming into the street, where a passing man pulled it out. She died a few days ago. The murderer is under arrest.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 5, 1869
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Cream of Potato Soup - Pare three good-sized potatoes; cover them in boiling water; boil...Read MORE...



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Hyde Manufacturing Co.
Southbridge, Mass.

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Every man who has the use of his eyes and his right hand can write whatever hand he pleases....Read MORE...



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San Antonio, Texas, USA

1868 - THE TERRIBLE HAIL-STORM IN TEXAS - LOSS $500,000.
The San Antonio Express, of May 21, gives the following particulars of the late disastrous hail-storm:

"Our city is a perfect wreck; every house in it has received some damage; many are in... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 5, 1868
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1942  June 5 – The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania.

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1917  June 5 - Residents near Topeka KS reported disk-shaped hailstones six to ten inches in diameter, and two to three inches thick. The hailstorm was accompanied by a tornado.

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1869  The reformed Presbyterian Synod, in session at Newburgh, N. Y.,
recently passed resolutions deploring the desecration of the Sabath by the Postoffice Department.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1869  One of the Friars at the Convent of Presburg, Hungary, was recently poisoned while partaking of the sacrament.
A servant had poured sulphuric acid in his cup.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1940  June 5 - 1st synthetic rubber tire exhibited (Akron Ohio)

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1942  June 5 - Elwood Ordnance Plant near Joliet Illinois kills 54

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Vacation House

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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.

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