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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1806 - June 16 - A total eclipse of the sun was viewed from southern California to Massachusetts.
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1909 - WATERTOWN HAS AN $80,000 FIRE.
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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.
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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.
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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
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The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 21, 1886
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

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