Monday, November 8, 2021

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1912 - Litchfield Held in Poison Case - Indictment Follows Death of Whittier.
One Count Relates to His Actions for Six Months Past.

He is Related to Wealthy Southbridge Family.

Wilford J. Litchfield, 45 years old, was arrested yesterday in his apartment in Hotel Navarre... Read MORE...

The Boston Globe -  Boston, Massachusetts -  November 8, 1912
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1865 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT MEADVILLE - Loss from $75,000 to $100,000
A destructive fire occurred at Meadville on Thursday night, resulting in the destruction of property to the amount of between $75,000 and $100,000. The fire broke out in the extensive woolen factory... Read MORE...

The Franklin Repository -  Chambersburg, Pennsylvania -  November 8, 1865
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.
ALBANY, Monday, Nov. 7.

The town of Green Bay, Wis., was visited by a destructive fire on Monday night, which consumed some thirty buildings, including three warehouses, the United States Hotel,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 8, 1853
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cider Cake - One cup sugar, half a cup of butter, one egg well beaten, one large cup of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 23, 1881
Gloucester Township, New Jersey, USA

1911 - TRAIN KILLS FREEHOLDER
GLOUCESTER, N. J., Nov. 8. - Thomas Cunningham, member of the Board of Freeholders of Gloucester County, was struck and instantly killed by an express train at the Pennsylvania Railroad crossing in... Read MORE...

Trenton Evening Times -  Trenton, New Jersey -  November 8, 1911
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St Augustine, Florida, USA

1897 - BIG HOTEL BURNED. INCENDIARIES CAUSE A FIRE AT ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA.
St. Augustine, Fla., Nov. 7. - The Hotel San Marco one of the finest and most commodious hotel properties in this city, was burned to the ground this morning, entailing a loss of about $250,000, with ... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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Laramie, Wyoming, USA

1920 - MAIL PILOT KILLED. BODY OF FLYER IS FOUND IN WRECKAGE OF PLANE.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 8. - The body of JOHN P. WOODWARD, an air mail pilot was found in the wreckage of his plane at the siding 40 miles west of Cheyenne and fifteen miles southeast of Laramie, Wyo.,... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 8, 1920
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

No lady should drink wine at dinner. Even if her head is strong enough to bear it, she will find...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
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1897 - MIDNIGHT FIRE AT LOUISVILLE. DAMAGE DONE IN THE WHOLESALE DISTRICT TO THE AMOUNT OF $150,000.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 7. - A fire broke out at midnight tonight on Main Street, in the wholesale business district.

The flames originated on the top floor of the four-story building occupied by... Read MORE...

Nebraska State Journal -  Lincoln, Nebraska -  November 8, 1897
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1933  November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

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1731  November 8 - In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens 1st US library

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1883  Stamps Stolen
The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and $7,000 worth of stamps stolen.

The Weekly Hawk
Burlington, Iowa

 America - Did you know? The Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited national park, drawing more than 10 million...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? It is the old custom in French Canada (originating in Europe) to bury the dead in the church...Read MORE...



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