Friday, October 29, 2021

1870 - A lady in Fairhaven, Mass., in making a bed a few mornings since, after turning it over felt something move inside the ticking...


Wm. Smith, Manufacturer of Patent Water Closets
Jackson Foundry, No. 523 Jackson Street, Between Montgomery and Kearny, San Francisco, 1871

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Cobleskill, New York, USA

1892 - NARROW ESCAPE OF A TRAIN. COACHES SCRAPE ALONG A WRECK NEAR COBLESKILL STATION.
BINGHAMTON, Oct. 28 - The Delaware and Hudson train No. 3, which leaves Albany at 4:25 P.M., narrowly escaped a wreck this afternoon near the Cobleskill Station. Engineer Whitaker had just pulled out ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 29, 1892
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1929 - October 24–29 – Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange (10 times greater than the annual budget of the federal government).
In the 1920s, the stock market was rapidly growing. Many investors hoped to quickly get rich.

The Great Crash affected everyone, even those who had not bought stocks. People ran to their banks to... Read MORE...

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October 29, 1929
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, USA

1870 - A lady in Fairhaven, Mass., in making a bed a few mornings since, after turning it over felt something move inside the ticking.
She called for help, and found a large adder about two feet in length and an inch in diameter coiled away in it. The snake probably crawled into the house in the day time, and had been in the bed the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  October 29, 1870
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Pig's Foot Cheese - Boil the hocks and feet of equal quantity loose in a pot till the meat...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Sioux City, Iowa, USA

1912 - FATAL STREET CAR WRECK.
SIOUX CITY, Ia., Oct. 28. - Charles Kemp, a street car conductor, was killed and 15 passengers injured tonight at Fourth and Division streets when a Burlington engine struck the car in the center. It ... Read MORE...

The Idaho Daily Statesman -  Boise, Idaho -  October 29, 1912
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Peabody, Massachusetts, USA

1915 - 21 Children Die In School Fire
Flames Sweep Through Peabody, Mass., Building, Turning Fire Drill Into Panic.
Pupils Heaped At Door
Little Cripple Trips and Comrades Fall Over Her-nearly All the Victims Are Girls.
Heroic Work By ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  October 29, 1915
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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

1908 - CAR CLIMBS BUILDING NINE PERSONS NEAR DEATH JUMPS TRACK AND CRASHES INTO DRUG STORE, TERRIFYING PASSENGERS AND WAKING EVERY ONE IN NEIGHBORHOOD.
Nine persons escaped death in a manner little short of miraculous at 11 00 o’clock last night, when Garfield car No. 438 left the tracks at Lincoln lane and East street and crashed into the building... Read MORE...

The Indianapolis Star -  Indianapolis, Indiana -  October 29, 1908
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1727  October 29 - Severe earthquake in New England

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1945  October 29 - At Gimbels Department Store in New York City, the first ballpoint pens go on sale at $12.50 each.

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 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...



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 Quebec - Did you know? French-Canadian couples getting married are not supposed to wear new shoes at the wedding. Grains,...Read MORE...



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Beach Scene at Chepiwanoxet

PERRY DAVIS' PAIN KILLER
IT HAS STOOD THE TEST OF FORTY YEARS' TRIAL.
PERRY DAVIS & SON, Proprietors, Providence, R.I.

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Died October 29

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