Wednesday, September 29, 2021

1877 - Illegal Turnips

Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

1877 - Illegal Turnips
On Saturday last a young farmer from Quebec, named Robert Wright, arrived in town with several friends, bringing with him a large quantity of turnips for sale in the city. Totally ignorant of the... Read MORE...

The Saturday Budget -  Quebec, Canada -  September 29, 1877

Vickert Photographer
38 Merrimack St.
Haverhill, Mass.

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Detroit, Michigan, USA

1930 - 2 KILLED AS FREIGHT ENGINE JUMPS TRACK - Open Switch Causes Wreck at Detroit
DETROIT, Sept 28 (AP) - The brakeman and fireman of a Michigan Central freight train were killed instantly, and the engineer escaped injury by jumping as the engine and four cars left the track and... Read MORE...

Boston Herald -  Boston, Massachusetts -  September 29, 1930

Altona, New York, USA

1873 - September 29 - A Sad and Fatal Casualty
A man named John W. Brennan, of Altona, N.Y., a brakeman in the employ of the Central Vermont Railroad for a short time past, was run over by a freight train at East Alburgh, on Friday morning, while ... Read MORE...

The Rutland Daily Globe -  Rutland, Vermont -  September 29, 1873

1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important topic the first representatives and senators needed to address was establishing the U.S. military.... Read MORE...
September 29, 1789

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Brown Bread Biscuit - One pound of coarse brown flour or oatmeal flour, two ounces of...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., May 3, 1882
1888 - Marriage by the Glove.
A marriage by proxy, or as it is called, "marriage by the glove," is prevalent in Holland, and is brought about by the fact that many of the eligible young men, after having finished their education, ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  September 29, 1888

F. Forshew, Photographer
241 Warren St
Hudson, N.Y.
Established 1850

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Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Damage Estimated At $2,000,000 As Tornado Strikes Historic City Unawares; Vast Scenes Of Wreckage; St. Michael's Church Battered; Fine Trees Uprooted in Battery; City Hall Roof Blown Off; Colleges... Read MORE...

Gastonia Daily Gazette -  North Carolina -  September 29, 1938

Madison, Indiana, USA

1898 - FOUND DROWNED. SAD FATE OF JAMES THACKER. Lost His Life In A Shanty Boat.
A day or so ago James THACKER, a well-known young man of the West End, purchased for himself a small shanty-boat, anchored on this side of the river near the foot of Plum Street.

This morning...

Madison Courier -  Madison, Indiana -  September 29, 1898

 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Remember that a lady-like deportment is always modest and quiet. If you meet a friend at table, and ...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
1927 - The Jazz Singer debuts as first talking film
Al Jolson's Film Debut in "Jazz Singer" Oct. 6

Warner Brothers will present Al Jolson in "The Jazz Singer" at the Warner Theater a week from tonight. The long-awaited presentation of the... Read MORE...

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle -  Brooklyn, New York -  September 29, 1927

1903  September 29 – Prussia becomes the first locality to require mandatory driver's licenses for operators of motor vehicles.

1927  September 29 - A tornado (possibly two tornadoes) cut an eight-mile long path across Saint Louis MO, to Granite City IL, killing 79 persons. The damage path at times was a mile and a quarter in width.

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 America - Did you know? The lowest point in the Western Hemisphere is Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park. It is...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year;...Read MORE...

Canada: A People"s History ( history/)
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