Wednesday, July 28, 2021

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage

Webster, Massachusetts, USA

1913 - Does Anyone Know William Marcik? Instance of How at Least Two New Editors Bit in Going After Story.
William Marcik, who probably never existed, killed himself fictitiously near Webster, Mass., last Saturday and at least two Illinois cities are claiming to have been his early home. Also, thereby, a... Read MORE...

Journal Gazette -  Mattoon, Illinois -  July 28, 1913

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

1899 - NEW COTTON BALE PLANT. An Industry to Cost $2,000,000 Near Tuscaloosa, Ala.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala., July 21. - A. R. Nininger, president of the Huntsville Cotton Mill company, has closed a deal with Hon. Frank S. Moody, president of the Tuscaloosa Land company, for six lots on the ... Read MORE...

The Asheville Register -  Asheville, North Carolina -  July 28, 1899

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Corn Breakfast Cake

A housekeeper contributes the following to the American Agriculturist, with...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Journal, Willimantic, Connecticut, December 19, 1862

Pan American World Airways System

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Oneonta, New York, USA

ONEONTA, N. Y., July 27. - The largest conflagration which has been seen in Oneonta for years broke out at 3:45 this morning in the drug store of N. J. Ford, at No. 162 Main-street. A prompt alarm... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 28, 1881

Chicago, Illinois, USA

1869 - Alcohol from Soap Grease and Garbage
A company has been formed in Chicago, and will soon be in operation, for distilling alcohol and extracting soap grease from ordinary city garbage. It is estimated that each barrel of garbage will... Read MORE...

Harrisburg Telegraph -  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania -  July 28, 1869

Covington, Kentucky, USA

1920 - Brothers' Greetings Bring Death to Both!
Train Lurch Finds Men On Car Off Guard and They Fall Under Wheels.

Special to The Courier-Journal dated Wednesday morning, July 28, 1920

Covington, Ky., July 27 - The exchange of greetings... Read MORE...

The Courier-Journal -  Kentucky -  July 28, 1920

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Do not make any display of affection for even your dearest friend; kissing in public, or embracing, ...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
1886 - July 28 - CENT'L DIST. COURT - Woodward, J.
Tuesday, July 27th. - Frances Poland, an herb doctress, was in court for committing an assault on Mrs. Jane Baker in Sutton. The defendant, who is quite a wanderer, is now living in Sutton. A few... Read MORE...
Worcester Daily Spy -  Worcester, Massachusetts -  July 28, 1886

1854  July 28 - Joseph Emery, lately the Postmaster at New Vineyard, has been sentenced to the State prison for ten years, for purloining letters from the mail.

The Athens Post
Athens, Tennessee

1888  Four saloon-keepers at Trenton, N. J., were sent to jail for six months each on the 25th for selling liquor on Sunday.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1888  The wife, daughter and two grandchildren of W. B. Jones were drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 21st on a pond at Brookfield, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1945 July 28, 1945: A U.S. bomber flying through thick fog at about 200 mph crashed into the 79th floor of New York's Empire State Building, killing 14 people

The Old Farmer's Almanac

 America - Did you know? In 1607, Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in America, was established by the...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In France of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the chief officials of state, the seigneurs,...Read MORE...

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