Tuesday, July 13, 2021

1836 - Indian Slap Jacks

Grafton, Massachusetts, USA

1950 - LIGHTNING KILLS MAN AT GRAFTON.
Worcester, Mass., July 13 (AP) - Lightning killed one man and found its mark on at least five structures in a brief but severe electrical storm that struck Western Massachusetts last night.

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North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  July 13, 1950
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1890s
Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bradford's Millinery Store
Jackman's Block
Barre, Vt.

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Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

1978 - Policeman Tells Cover-Up Story
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Policeman John L. Lee's tale of how he was wounded touched off a widespread search for a motorcyclist and his gun-slinging blonde companion, who Lee said shot him. Now Lee... Read MORE...

Indiana Evening Gazette -  Indiana, Pennsylvania -  July 13, 1978
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Indian Slap Jacks

Mix a quart of milk with a pint of Indian meal, four table spoonsful of flour, ...Read MORE...



The New England Cook Book, 1836

1890s
The Vermont Farm Machine Co.
Bellows Falls, Vt.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA

1912 - CROWD IN PANIC WHEN CIRCUS TENT FALLS - YANKEE ROBINSON CIRCUS TENT BLOWN DOWN IN STORM AT CHEYENNE, WYO. - THIRTY SPECTATORS ARE HURT
Over 1,500 People Pinned Beneath the Tent and Panic Ensues - Physicians Say None of the Injured Will Die From Their Hurts

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Aberdeen Daily News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  July 13, 1912
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1912 - Three Dead in Storm
Minneapolis, Minn., July 13. - Three persons are dead and thirteen injured and a property loss of $100,000 was caused by one of the most severe storms in years which raged over Hennepin and Ramsey... Read MORE...

Daily Commonwealth -  Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin -  July 13, 1912
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Avoid affectation; it is the sure test of a deceitful, vulgar mind. The best cure is to try to have ...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
Hagerstown, Maryland, USA

1912 - HAIR IN BLAZE
Hagerstown - Mrs. Benj. Lewis had a narrow escape from being seriously burned at her home. She struck a match to light an oil stove and the head of the match flew off lodging in her hair. In an... Read MORE...

Adams County News -  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania -  July 13, 1912
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1930  July 13 – The first FIFA World Cup starts: Lucien Laurent scores the first goal, for France against Mexico.

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1863  July 13 – American Civil War – New York Draft Riots: In New York City, opponents of conscription begin 3 days of violent rioting, which will be regarded as the worst in the history of the United States.

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1977  July 13 - Lightning struck a key electrical transmission line in Westchester County of southeastern New York State plunging New York City into darkness.

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1878  The ancient tower of Aspermont, in Switzerland, which crowned a mass of high rocks, and which had withstood the tempest of ages, fell lately with a tremendous crash.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

1923  July 13 - The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles. It originally reads "Hollywoodland " but the four last letters are dropped after renovation in 1949.

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 America - Did you know? The California grizzly bear is the state’s official animal. However, in 1953 when it was named, it...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? A typical French-Canadian building is the farmhouse. It is based on structures in the French...Read MORE...



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Boat House, Carnegie Lake, Highland Park, Pittsburgh, Pa.

1890s
Highland Brand Evaporated Cream
Highland, Ill.

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Died July 13

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