Sunday, July 11, 2021

1804 - July 11 - Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Dueled to the Death

Alton, Illinois, USA

1923 - NINE KILLED, 25 HURT IN POWDER EXPLOSION
ALTON, Ill., July 10 (Associated Press) — Nine persons were killed and twenty-five injured in an explosion this afternoon in the metallic shell department of the Western Cartridge Company plant at... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 11, 1923
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1804 - July 11 - Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Dueled to the Death
On the morning of July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr raised their dueling pistols and took aim. Hamilton, the former secretary of the treasury, and Vice President Burr were longstanding ... Read MORE...

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July 11, 1804
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Chaska, Minnesota, USA

1868  Two women living near Chaska, Minn., died on the 29th ult., from the effect of poison received while killing potato bugs.

One at her dinner without washing her hands after killing the vermin, and died in most terrible agony. The other received venom through sores in her hands, and died immediately.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 11, 1868
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A pottile py

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1889 - A BIG BREWERY BURNED. THE IMMENSE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FAUK, JUNG & BORCHERT COMPANY AT MILWAUKEE, WIS., ENTIRELY DESTROYED
THE LOSS WILL REACH NEARLY $1,000,000 AND INCLUDES THE CONSUMPTION BY THE FIRE FIEND OF 52,000 BARRELS OF BEER.
Milwaukee, July 5 - The entire brewery plant of the Fauk, Jung & Borchert Brewing... Read MORE...

Jackson Sentinel -  Maquoketa, Iowa -  July 11, 1889
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Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA (Romney's Marsh)

1857 - DISASTROUS CONFLAGRATION IN CHELSEA - LOSS $50,000.
From the Boston Traveller.

Thursday night, the city of Chelsea was visited by one of the most destructive fires which has ever taken place there, and which resulted in a large loss of... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 11, 1857
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1868  Isaac Sherman, of East Thompson, Conn., is building two paper houses, small sized, for tenements.
They are framed like other houses, and instead of being boarded or clap-boarded, the frame is covered with a firm manilla paper, as is also the roof.

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1914  July 11 – Baseball legend Babe Ruth makes his major league debut with the Red Sox.

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1936  July 11 - Triborough Bridge linking Manhattan, Bronx & Queens opens

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 America - Did you know? Punkin Chuckin: Each year, as corn stalks tower toward the sky and leaves turn yellow, orange and...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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