Wednesday, July 7, 2021

1866 - Terrible Conflagration in Portland, Me. Half of the City Destroyed by Fire!

Somersworth, New Hampshire, USA

1930 - CHILD KILLED BY CANNON.
Somersworth, July 7 - The explosion of a universal joint in the drive-shaft of an automobile, which was being used as a cannon for celebrating the Fourth, caused the death Saturday afternoon of RITA... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  July 7, 1930
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Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1898 - NEW HAMPSHIRE TORNADO. Loss of Life and Damage to Property at Hampton Beach.
Hampton, N. H., July 6. - A tornado struck a section of Hampton beach at 3:15 o'clock, causing immense damage to beach property and great loss of life. Cottages were blown flat, horses were picked up ... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  July 7, 1898
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Potato Salad

Take some cold boiled potatoes and slice very thin; add to them three hard-boiled...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, March 29, 1881
Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

1930 - THREE KILLED IN FIREWORKS BLAST. FOUR BUILDINGS WRECKED IN EXPLOSION NEAR ASBURY PARK, N.J.
Asbury Park, N.J. July 7 - Fireworks stored in four buildings in Neptune Township exploded, killing three persons and injuring five.
Sheets of flames spread out and set fire to an adjoining woods in ... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  July 7, 1930
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Saint-Damase, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qu├ębec, Canada

1865 - Killed His Mother
A young man named Drolet, son of a farmer at St. Damase, near St. Hyacinthe, Canada, has in a fit of insanity, killed his mother by inflicting upon her three blows with an axe. For some time previous ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 7, 1865
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1930 - July 7 - Construction begins on the Hoover Dam (originally known as the Boulder Dam)
On July 7, 1930, construction began on the Hoover Dam. President Herbert Hoover was deeply devoted to protecting the environment, particularly focusing on pollution-free water, flood control, and... Read MORE...

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July 7, 1930
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Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)

1866 - Terrible Conflagration in Portland, Me. Half of the City Destroyed by Fire!
A TRACK ONE MILE AND A HALF LONG SWEPT BY THE FLAMES!
ALL THE BANKS GONE!
PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN RUINS - A MAJORITY OF THE BUSINESS HOUSES BURNED -FIFTY HOUSES BLOWN UP - THE PEOPLE FLEEING FOR THEIR... Read MORE...

Vermont Journal -  Windsor, Vermont -  July 7, 1866
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Finger Nails - if they are inclined to be stiff and brittle, should be annointed each night with a...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
Gardiner, Maine, USA

1865 - Fire at Gardiner, Maine
Gardiner, Thursday, July 6.

The extensive Jarvis Steam Tannery, with all its stock of bark, &c., was destroyed by fire this noon; loss $20,000; insurance $7,000. It was with great difficulty that... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 7, 1865
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1928  July 7 – The first machine-sliced and machine-wrapped loaf of bread is sold in Chillicothe, Missouri, using Otto Frederick Rohwedder's technology.

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1915  July 7 - A severe wind and thunderstorm caused heavy damage and 38 deaths in and near Cincinnati, OH. Many older buildings were demolished. The steamship Dick Fulton was overturned.

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1888  Owing to lack of orders the Bigelow carpet mills at Clinton, Mass., shut down on the 3d, rendering thirteen hundred hands idle.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? February 24, 1803 - Marbury v. Madison: Landmark Supreme Court decision greatly expands the power...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha! in Quebec, Canada, is the only town in the world with two exclamation points ...Read MORE...



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North Dakota State Capitol, Bismarck, No. Dak.

Chemins de Fer de L'Ouset, Bretagne

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