Tuesday, December 28, 2021

1910 - Governor Ablaze As Santa. Bystanders’ Promptness Saves Dickerson, of Nevada, at Christmas Tree.


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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

1909 - Blizzard bound in Bethlehems
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BETHLEHEM, Pa., Dec. 27. - The Bethlehems were today still blizzard-bound, with business conditions thoroughly paralyzed. Along the lines of the Lehigh Valley Transit... Read MORE...

The Philadelphia Inquirer -  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -  December 28, 1909
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Reno, Nevada, USA

1910 - Governor Ablaze As Santa. Bystanders’ Promptness Saves Dickerson, of Nevada, at Christmas Tree.
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Reno, Nev. Dec. 27.-Had it not been for prompt action by bystanders, the governor of Nevada would have been one of the victims of the Christmas tree. As it was Gov.... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  December 28, 1910
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Lansing, Michigan, USA

1920 - PRUDEN BUILDING DESTROYED BY FIRE. BIG OFFICE BUILDING IN LANSING BURNED TODAY - ONLY WALLS LEFT.
Lansing, Mich., Dec. 28. - Fire here today destroyed the Pradden office building, owned by former state fuel director W. K. PRADDEN and one of the largest and most prominent buildings in the business ... Read MORE...

Evening Chronicle -  Marshall, Michigan -  December 28, 1920
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Baked Eggs - Beat up six eggs, one tablespoon flour, six of sweet milk; melt a piece of...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., September 29, 1880
Chicago, Illinois, USA

1884 - First metal-framed skyscraper - The Home Insurance Building is generally noted as the first tall building to be supported, both inside and outside, by a fireproof metal frame.
...The most expensive and probably the most substantial of the structures that can be included in this year's list in the new office section is the ten-story building being erected at the northeast... Read MORE...

Chicago Daily Tribune -  Chicago, Illinois -  December 28, 1884
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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1880 - KILLED IN RAILROAD COLLISION. THREE LIVES LOST IN A FREIGHT-TRAIN CABOOSE -- ENGINEERS AND BRAKEMEN KILLED ON THE MOBILE AND OHIO ROAD.
Charlotte, N. C., Dec. 27. - Information of another frightful railroad disaster reached the city this morning about 8 o'clock. It occurred on the Air Line Railroad, 500 yards beyond Paw Creek... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 28, 1880
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Oneonta, New York, USA

1908 - FLAMES RAGE IN ONEONTA. ARLINGTON HOTEL AND SEVEN OTHER BUILDINGS BURNED.
Loss Is Estimated at $100,000 – Several Persons Had Narrow Escapes and Lost All Their Personal Property.

ONEONTA, Dec. 28 – Fire which for a time early yesterday threatened the whole business... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  December 28, 1908
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Wallingford, Connecticut, USA

1853 - Large Fire in Wallingford.
NEW-HAVEN, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Button Factory of the Pomeroy Manufacturing Company at Wallingford, about 12 miles from this city, took fire early this morning, and was destroyed, together with its... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 28, 1853
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

NEATNESS AND ORDER

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Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
1895  December 28 – Auguste and Louis Lumière display their first moving picture film in Paris.

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1981  December 28 - Elizabeth Jordan Carr born in Norfolk. She was the 1st American test tube baby.

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1850  George Downes, of Cheshire, Ct. discovered that a young lady whom he loved was receiving the attentions of another, went to her house, sat in a melancholy mood for hours, and then drew a pistol and shot himself.
Though seriously wounded, it is thought the will recover from the pistol shot. As to the other wound, we presume he has already gotten over that.
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