Tuesday, July 6, 2021

1847 - July 1 – The United States issues its first postage stamps

Palmyra, New York, USA

1870  Train Accident

PALMYRA, N. Y., July 5. - JOHN McGARRY, while attempting to get on the express train here, this morning, fell under the cars and was instantly killed. He was a resident of Macedon.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 6, 1870
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Clintonville, Wisconsin, USA

1885 - FIRE AT CLINTONVILLE.
Clintonville, Wis., July 6 - Clintonville suffered another conflagration at 10 o’clock Saturday night to the extent of the entire destruction of H. W. Pickard’s saw mill. The mill was located at... Read MORE...

The Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  July 6, 1885
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Charleston, West Virginia, USA

1891 - FIFTEEN KILLED. IN THE AWFUL DISASTER ON THE KANAWHA AND MICHIGAN ROAD. NEAR CHARLESTON, THIS STATE.
TWO RAILROAD COACHES FILLED WITH MERRY PLEASURE SEEKERS.
PLUNGE THROUGH A TRESTLE.

ONLY FOUR ESCAPE WITHOUT INJURY - FIFTY-THREE ARE BADLY INJURED, SOME OF THEM FATALLY - HEARTRENDING SCENES AT... Read MORE...

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer -  Wheeling, West Virginia -  July 6, 1891
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

1894 - BIG BLAZE AT CHICAGO. Five Buildings at the World's Fair Grounds Destroyed.
THE FLAMES FANNED BY A FIERCE SOUTHWEST GALE.

Special to the Record-Union.
CHICAGO, July 5. - The World's Columbian Exposition is a billowy sea of fire. The administration building, the... Read MORE...

The Record-Union -  Sacramento, California -  July 6, 1894
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1847 - July 1 – The United States issues its first postage stamps
POST OFFICE STAMPS. Post-office stamps for the convenience of pre-paying postage are to be issued on the 1st of July. The stamp for ten cents will be of the head of Washington, colored black. The... Read MORE...

The Sandusky Clarion -  Sandusky, Ohio -  July 6, 1847
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Maple Icing - For maple icing boil together half a cup of cream, one cup scraped maple sugar ...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898

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Englehart, Ontario, Canada

1936 - Gold Strike Starts Run of Prospectors to Englehart, Ont.
(Canadian Press)

ENGLEHART, Ont., July 5. - Prospectors and mining men reached this northern town today on the heels of reports that a spectacular gold strike has been made in Bryce township, 20... Read MORE...

The Ottawa Evening Citizen -  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada -  July 6, 1936
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Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - Terrific Storm.
TITUSVILLE, Pa., July 3. - A terrific thunder storm passed over this city last evening, followed by two cloud bursts that caused a serious overflow of Church run which winds through the city from an... Read MORE...

Aspen Weekly Times -  Aspen, Colorado -  July 6, 1889
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

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.
Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA

1903 - SCORES OF PEOPLE DIE IN DELUGE. PLEASURE SEEKERS IN SMALL PARK AT JEANNETTE, PA., OVERWHELMED BY RUSH OF WATER FOLLOWING A CLOUDBURST - BURSTING DAM LETS LOOSE DEATH DEALING FLOOD.
Jeannette, Pa., July 6 - At 10 o'clock this morning it is estimated the loss of life through yesterday's cloudburst will reach seventy-five.

Twenty bodies have been recovered. Many are foreigners... Read MORE...

Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette -  Cedar Rapids, Iowa -  July 6, 1903
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1936 July 6, 1936 - The temperature at Steele ND hit 121 degrees, a state record.

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1936  July 6 - 121°F (49°C), Steele, North Dakota (state record)

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 America - Did you know? 150 residences in New York City got the first televisions in 1936.

 Quebec - Did you know? The Château Frontenac in Quebec City is the most photographed hotel in the world.
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