Thursday, July 8, 2021

1889 - July 8 – The Wall Street Journal is established.

Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1889 - July 8 – The Wall Street Journal is established.
"...The first issue of The Wall Street Journal appeared on July 8, 1889. It cost two cents per issue or five dollars for a one-year subscription. Dow was the editor and Jones managed the deskwork.... Read MORE...
July 8, 1889

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New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

1871 - D. E. Hawley received an injury at Springfield, Mass., which paralyzed him.
His wife, at New Hartford, Ct., was notified of his misfortune by telegraph, and fell dead on reading the dispatch. Mr. Hawley reached home the next day, where, in a few hours, his only child died,... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  July 8, 1871

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Sallie's Biscuits - Three good-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed fine, one tablespoon sugar, ...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., June 2, 1880
Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, USA

1947 - July 8 - Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
New Mexico Army Base Finds Disc

ROSWELL, N.M., July 8. (U.P.) - Possession of a "flying disc" was disclosed today by the intelligence office of the 509th bomb group of the Roswell army... Read MORE...

Tucson Daily Citizen -  Tucson, Arizona -  July 8, 1947

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1909  Diamond Lumber Co.'s Plant Burned.

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 7. - The plant of the Diamond Lumber Company, at Green Bay, was destroyed by fire early to-day. The loss is estimated at $150,000.

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1909

Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA (Point Judith)

1910 - Narragansett Hotel Has a Fire.
Special to The New York Times.

NARRAGANSETT PIER, R. I., July 7. - Fire started this afternoon in the roof of the Massasoit House, which is situated in the territory occupied by the Casino and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1910

Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

1870 - DISASTROUS FIRES. Six Acres of Buildings Burned in Manchester, N.H. -Two Hundred Families Rendered Homeless
Manchester, N.H., July 8. At 2 o’clock this morning a fire broke out in one of the buildings in the rear of the Merchants’ Exchange, and swept through the wooden buildings in that section and soon... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 8, 1870

 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
Billings, Montana, USA

Billings, Mont. - (UP) - A woman passenger was killed and two others were injured early today when an east-bound Northwest Airlines transport plane crashed three minutes after taking off from the... Read MORE...

Sandusky Star Journal -  Sandusky, Ohio -  July 8, 1938

1871  Prof. Watts, of Carlisle, Penn., has accepted the appointment of Commissioner of Agriculture.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1871  Poisoned by Water
A lady recently died in Attleboro, Mass., of poison taken, it is asserted, in small quantities by drinking water from a galvanized iron pipe.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? You don’t need to travel out of the country to see one of Egypt’s ancient ruins. A 3,000-year-old...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...

History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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Main Street
postmarked 1909

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