Thursday, August 26, 2021

1869 - Seal Steals Man's Clothing

On August 26, 1660, Louis XIV made a triumphal entry into Paris with his wife, Marie-Therese. The royal couple took their places...
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History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
August 26, 1660
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St Louis, Missouri, USA

1904 - IN ST. LOUIS. Tornado Kills Two and Injures Many — Heavy Property Loss.
St. Louis, Aug. 20.— A tornado of small proportions but of extreme fury, swept down upon the residence portion of North St. Louis Friday, resulting in the death of two persons, injury to probably 50... Read MORE...

Waconia Patriot -  Waconia, Minnesota -  August 26, 1904
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Pittsfield, Maine, USA

1906 - JEROME IN TRAIN WRECK ON MAINE RAILROAD. Escapes with R. Fulton Cutting, Judge Crane, and W. G. Hooke. MAN KILLED, THREE HURT.
Knickerbocker Limited, Bound for Bar Harbor, In Collision with Runaway Freight Car.

PITTSFIELD, Ma., Aug. 25. - One man was killed and three others slightly injured to-day in a collision between a ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 26, 1906
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Belfast, Maine, USA

1873 - GREAT FIRE AT BELFAST, MAINE. AMOUNT OF THE LOSSES AND INSURANCE. AID FOR THE SUFFERERS TENDERED.
Belfast, Me., Aug. 25.
MISS REDEMPORT, aged eighty, perished in the Frothingham House destroyed in the conflagration

yesterday. The Bangor boat this morning brought a large supply of provisions... Read MORE...

Sandusky Daily Register -  Sandusky, Ohio -  August 26, 1873
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1887 - PLUNGED THROUGH THE BRIDGE.
Denver, Col., Aug. 25. - An accident occurred on an east-bound Union Pacific express at Sand Creek bridge, 10 miles east of here, last night, resulting in the death of Engineer MASTERTON and the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 26, 1887
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Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA (Romney's Marsh)

1908 - WALL KILLS EIGHT. COLLAPSES, CRUSHING WORKMEN, AT CHELSEA, MASS. - 20 MORE INJURED.
Chelsea, Mass., Aug. 25. - A brick wall forty-five feet high collapsed today in Chelsea Square, burying beneath it some thirty workmen. Eight were killed outright or died in ambulances on the way to... Read MORE...

New York Tribune -  New York, New York -  August 26, 1908
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Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (Saint-Louis)

1869 - Seal Steals Man's Clothing
A young man lately went in bathing at Lotbiniere, province of Quebec, placing his clothes upon what he supposed was a stone. It turned out to be a seal basking in the sun, which was thus disturbed,... Read MORE...

New Hampshire Sentinel -  New Hampshire -  August 26, 1869
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Storm Dresses — A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a...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
Saratoga, New York, USA (Schuylerville) (Victory)

1902 BROOKLYN GIRLS' INJURY.
FANNIE AND MARY BIDEN SERIOUSLY HURT BY A RUNAWAY AT SARATOGA.

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Saratoga, N.Y., Aug. 25. - MISS FANNIE BIDEN of 871 Union Street, Brooklyn, who for several weeks... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 26, 1902
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1880  August 26 — Competing circus owners P. T. Barnum and James A. Bailey sign a contract in Bridgeport, Connecticut to create the Barnum & Bailey Circus.

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1748  August 26 - The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 America - Did you know? January 12, 1932 - Hattie Wyatt Caraway of Arkansas is the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate,...Read MORE...



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