Thursday, November 18, 2021

1910 - JOHNSTONE DROPS 800 FT. TO MEET HORRIBLE DEATH. HOLDER OF WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD KILLED WHEN WING TIP ON MACHINE BREAKS. HIS BODY VIOLATED.

1928  November 18 – Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie, the third Mickey Mouse cartoon released, but the first sound film and the first such film to be generally distributed.

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie (www.youtube.com)

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November 18, 1928
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Binghamton, New York

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

1908 - FIRE DESTROYS LOOKOUT INN AND FOUR COTTAGES. NOTED HOTEL ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN GOES UP IN SMOKE.
SPECTACULAR BLAZE FOLLOWED BY CLOUDS OF SMOKE SEEN FROM CHATTANOOGA. TIMBER FIRES FEARED.

Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. 17. - The famous old Lookout Inn on the crest of Lookout Mountain was burned to... Read MORE...

The Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  November 18, 1908
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Corry, Pennsylvania, USA

1865 - Fire At Corry.
On Thursday evening about 7 - o'clock, a car containing 62 bbls. of crude oil belonging to Van Syckles & Co., of Miller Farm, and consigned to Dean & Co., of Corry, became detached from the train and ... Read MORE...

Titusville Morning Herald -  Titusville, Pennsylvania -  November 18, 1865
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA

1904 - Brewing Company Fire
PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 17. - The malt house of the Frank Jones Brewing Company's immense plant here was ruined by fire to-day, entailing a loss of $150,000. The fire originated in a kiln room of the ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1904
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Alamonde Beef

Take a round of beef, and stuff it with half pound pork, half pound butter, the...Read MORE...



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Monroe, Michigan, USA

1955 - EIGHT OF RAIL CREW KILLED.
Monroe, Mich. - (UP) - Eight members of a railroad section crew were killed Friday when a New York Central passenger train demolished their work truck at a crossing seven miles north of... Read MORE...

Clovis News-Journal -  New Mexico -  November 18, 1955
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Marquette, Michigan, USA

1887 - To The Water's Edge. The Steamer Arizona Is Set on Fire By Acids and Is Consumed.
Marquette, Mich., Nov. 17. - The steamer Arizona, of the Lake Superior Transit Line, was burned to the water's edge this morning. She left this port at 9 o'clock last night bound for Portage and... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Weekly News -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  November 18, 1887
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Denver, Colorado, USA

1910 - JOHNSTONE DROPS 800 FT. TO MEET HORRIBLE DEATH. HOLDER OF WORLD'S ALTITUDE RECORD KILLED WHEN WING TIP ON MACHINE BREAKS. HIS BODY VIOLATED.
CURIOUS THRONG OF RELIC HUNTERS CARRY OFF GLOVES AND SPLINTERS PIERCING AVIATOR.

Denver, Colo., Nov. 18. - RALPH JOHNSTONE holder of the world's altitude record was instantly killed late yesterday ... Read MORE...

San Antonio Light And Gazette -  San Antonio, Texas -  November 18, 1910
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Stratford, Connecticut, USA

1956 - Driver Injured In 4-Car Crash
Milford Man Seems Unhurt, Later Hospitalized in ‘Critical’ Condition
A Milford man who walked away from a four-car crash in Stratford yesterday without realizing he had been injured was reported in... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Post -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  November 18, 1956
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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
Fall River, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - LARGE FIRE AT FALL RIVER. BORDEN MILL DESTROYED -- 36,000 SPINDLES STOPPED - THEORIES AS TO THE ORIGIN OF THE FIRE - THE LOSS AND INSURANCE
Fall River, Mass., Nov. 17. - Early this morning Borden City Mill No. 1 was totally destroyed by fire. It was a brick building, erected in 1872, contained 36,000 spindles, employed 450 hands, and was ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  November 18, 1877
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1871  November 18 - American suffragette Susan B Anthony arrested after voting on the 5th November in Rochester NY

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 Quebec - Did you know? In the seventeenth century most of the world went to bed at nightfall because there was nothing...Read MORE...



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