Monday, July 4, 2022

1891 - CURSED THE CHURCH. - A Canadian Priest Calls Down God's Wrath on a Catholic Chapel. WITH HIS UPLIFTED CRUCIFIX.

Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph)

1891 - CURSED THE CHURCH. - A Canadian Priest Calls Down God's Wrath on a Catholic Chapel. WITH HIS UPLIFTED CRUCIFIX.
The Edifice Was Erected Against the Orders of the Bishop.
FEELING OF TERROR AMONG THE PEOPLE.

MONTREAL, July 3. - A most extraordinary scene took place in a little chapel in the parish of... Read MORE...

Pittsburg Dispatch -  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -  July 4, 1891
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New Victoria Sewing Machines and Supplies
A. R. Acly, Jeweler, Afton, N.Y.

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1826 - July 4 – Former US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
On July 4, 1826, at the age of 90, Adams lay on his deathbed while the country celebrated Independence Day. His last words were Thomas Jefferson still survives. He was mistaken: Jefferson had died... Read MORE...

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July 4, 1826
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Doughnuts - Heat one quart of new milk, but do not let it boil; add two teacupfuls of lard...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., October 27, 1880

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

1955 - FOOTBRIDGE FALL KILLS 2, MANY HURT. COLLAPSE OF STRUCTURE HURTLES 100 INTO RIVER; 20 OR MORE IN HOSPITAL.
Cherokee, N.C., July 4 - (UP) - Five of an estimated 100 persons thrown onto jagged rocks on the Oconaluftee River bed when a footbridge collapsed yesterday lay in critical condition today. Two... Read MORE...

Oakland Tribune -  Oakland, California -  July 4, 1955
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Hoboken, New Jersey, USA

1873 - TORNADO IN JERSEY.
A few minutes after the heavy rain-storm had commenced in Hoboken, about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the immense frame-work, over 400 feet in length, in course of construction on the pier of the... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York -  July 4, 1873
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Stamford, Connecticut, USA (Springdale)

1911 - KILLED BY ELECTRIC SWITCH.
Engineer Tries to Divert Current and Falls from Cab.

Special to The New York Times.

STAMFORD, Conn., July 3. - James Coyle of 471 East 130th Street, New York, an engineer on a New Haven... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  July 4, 1911
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

A seeming ignorance is very often a most neces
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

1913 - 11 BOYS DROWN IN RUSH TO SWIM
Forty Lads Plunge Into River When Walk Collapses
ALL FIGHT HARD FOR LIFE

A Narrow Wooden Walk, Leading Over Fifteen Feet of Water to Municipal Bathhouse in Merrimac River, Gave Way.

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The Cranbury Press -  New Jersey -  July 4, 1913
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1930  July 4 – The dedication of George Washington's sculpted head is held at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota.

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1885  Helen Hunt Jackson, the novelist, has two homes in Colorado, one in the town of Colorado Springs, and the other in Cheyenne Mountain, 6,000 feet above the sea level.


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Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1911  July 4 - 106°F (41°C) at Nashua, New Hampshire (state record)

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1925  July 4 - 44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses

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 America - Did you know? The Founding Fathers penned the first couple of drafts of the Declaration of Independence on hemp...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before...Read MORE...



History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
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C.H. Clark & Co., Dealers in Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, Crockery and Tin Ware, Lime, Plaster, Hair and Cement...
Agents for Pioneer Borax Company
No. 186 South C Street, Virginia, Nevada

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The Virginia and Truckee Railroad Directory, 1873-74: Embracing a General Directory of Residents of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Dayton, Carson, Franktown, Washoe City and Reno, Together with a Business Directory, Also an Appendix, Giving Statistics of State and Storey, Lyno, Ormsby and Washoe Counties
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Died July 4

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