Sunday, December 26, 2021

1897 - While Preparing a Christmas Tree for Her Children Mrs. Rice Fell Dead - A CLOCK'S SUPPOSED WARNING

Trenton, New Jersey, USA

1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole army crossed the Delaware River, which was frozen in places, on Christmas night, 1776, from... Read MORE...

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December 26, 1776
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1897 - While Preparing a Christmas Tree for Her Children Mrs. Rice Fell Dead - A CLOCK'S SUPPOSED WARNING
Father Had Saved His Earnings for Six Months to Give His Children the First Tree They Had Ever Had.

"Mamma, the clock has stopped between 12 and 1 o'clock. Something is going to happen sure... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 26, 1897
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Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

1910 - POWDER EXPLOSION KILLS 3, HURTS 18 - Miners' Christmas Merry-Making Has a Tragic Ending. DANCER'S CLOTHES ARE SET AFLAME.
Many Saved From Death by Blankets - Cause Unknown, But Vengeance is Hinted.

Greensburg, Penn., Dec. 25. - Three persons were killed in an explosion, eight are in danger of death from their... Read MORE...

The Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  December 26, 1910
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Spiced Cabbage - Cut a head of cabbage into small slices, put it into a two or three quart...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., July 28, 1880
Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

1945 - YARD ACCIDENT TAKES LIFE OF RAIL FIREMAN. LUKE A BOYLAN OF LILLY IS STRUCK BY EAST BOUND PASSENGER LOCOMOTIVE.
Altoona, Pa., (AP) - LUKE A BOYLAN, aged 48, of 142 Portage Street, Lilly, a Pittsburgh division locomotive fireman, was killed instantly this morning at 7:18 o'clock when struck by an eastbound... Read MORE...

Altoona Mirror -  Altoona, Pennsylvania -  December 26, 1945
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Asheville, North Carolina, USA

1936 - THREE KILLED IN FIREWORKS BLAST. OTHERS BELIEVED DEAD AS CHARCOAL FIRE CAUSES EXPLOSION.
Asheville, N.C., Dec. 25. - An explosion in a downtown fireworks store tonight killed at least three persons and injured an undetermined number.

An hour after the explosion firemen, backing their... Read MORE...

Galveston Daily News -  Galveston, Texas -  December 26, 1936
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Middletown, New York, USA

1901 - FATAL WRECK ON THE ERIE.
MIDDLETOWN, N. Y., Dec. 15. - Several large landslides on the Erie Railroad between this city and Pondeddy were caused by last night's storm. In a collision between two trains one man was killed and... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 26, 1901
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1884 - ACADEMY OF MUSIC DESTROYED.
Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 26. - The old Academy of Music building in Minneapolis was destroyed by fire Christmas afternoon. The building contained the Minneapolis law library which was lost.

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Oshkosh Daily Northwestern -  Oshkosh, Wisconsin -  December 26, 1884
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 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
Rockland, Maine, USA

1910 - Maine Man Killed by Falling Down Stairs
Rockland, Me., Dec. 25 - Milkmen found the body of Charles A. Arnold lying at the foot of the stairs leading to his boarding place this morning. Arnold is supposed to have been killed by falling down ... Read MORE...

Boston Journal -  Boston, Massachusetts -  December 26, 1910
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1885  Two young women school-teachers at Kingston, N.Y., are sharpshooters, and can snuff a candle at twenty yards.


St. Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

1773  December 26 - Expulsion of tea ships from Philadelphia

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 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the habitant's homes were commonly built of felled timber or of rough-hewn stone,...Read MORE...



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