Thursday, July 1, 2021

1814 - Election Cake

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the... Read MORE...

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July 1, 1894
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Visit Fort Collins, Colorado

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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Election cake

Thirty quarts flour, ten pounds butter, fourteen pounds sugar, twelve pounds...Read MORE...



Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery, 1814
Elmira, New York, USA

1890 - FIRE CAUSED BY AN EXPLOSION. THE LOSS WILL PROBABLY REACH TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
ELMIRA, N. Y., June 30. - Lewis Neilson, an employe in the hardware store of Barker, Rose & Gray, at the corner of Water and Lake Streets, was sent into the cellar to draw some japan drier this... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1890
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Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1892 - FIERCE EASTERN CYCLONE. TWO MEN KILLD AND BUILDINGS WRECKED IN NEW JERSEY. A DWELLING CRUSHED BENEATH A FLYING STRUCTURE - HEAVY WINDS AND RAIN TO THE SOUTH - CONNECTICUT CROPS DAMAGED.
GLOUCESTER, N. J., June 30. - At 1:20 this afternoon a windstorm of cyclonic character struck this city from the southwest, doing great damage to property and killing two persons and injuring three... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1892
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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
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1867 - Fire at Minneapolis, Minn.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Saturday, June 29.
A fire this morning burned the St. Paul House, WARNER'S furniture and coffin warehouse, LUCAS BROTHERS' tinware and other frame buildings on Hennippen-avenue,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 1, 1867
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1940  July 1 – The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge opens for business, built with an 8-foot (2.4 m) girder and 190 feet (58 m) above the water, as the third longest suspension bridge in the world.

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1887  July 1 – Construction of the iron structure of the Eiffel Tower starts in Paris, France

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1862  July 1 - The Bureau of Internal Revenue, the forerunner of the Internal Revenue Service, is established in the United States
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln signs into law the Pacific Railway Acts, authorizing construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
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1874  July 1 - 1st US zoo opens (Philadelphia)
Still open, it is the oldest zoo in the USA.
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1904  July 1 – The third Modern Olympic Games opens in St. Louis, Missouri, United States as part of the World's Fair.
There were only representatives from 13 countries. Eighty-five percent of the competitors were Americans, and eight percent were Canadians.
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1656  July 1 - 1st Quakers (Mary Fisher/Ann Austin) arrive in Boston (arrested)

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 America - Did you know? John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826 – 50 years to the day after signing the...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? When the Montréal metro was built, all the earth that was taken out was used to enlarge the Île...Read MORE...



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Visit Westfield, Massachusetts, USA (Wyben)!

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


Dickinson Hall, 1906
Died July 1

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