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1860 - January 10 - The Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, collapses, killing 146 workers.


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Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA

1860 - January 10 - The Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA, collapses, killing 146 workers.
The collapse of Pemberton Mill has been deemed the worst industrial accident in Massachusetts history and one of the worst industrial disasters in American history. On January 10, 1860, the large... Read MORE...

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

1883 - January 10 - Fire at uninsured Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin kills 71. General Tom Thumb of P T Barnum fame, escapes unhurt
The deadliest fire in Milwaukee history occurred at the Newhall House hotel on January 10, 1883 on the corner of Michigan Street and Broadway. Firemen who battled previous fires at the hotel, one of... Read MORE...

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA

1889 - The Wreck at Sunbury
SUNBURY, Pa., January 9 - At 5:30 o'clock this evening, a rain and windstorm came up suddenly and blew over several of the stacks of the Sunbury saw mill. The mill is situated between the Reading and ... Read MORE...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  January 10, 1889
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1896 - ODDFELLOWS' TEMPLE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
South Bend, Ind., Jan. 10. - Fire Wednesday night destroyed the Oddfellows temple and contents, causing a loss of $35,000. Other losses were as follows:
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Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  January 10, 1896
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Michigan City, Indiana, USA

1896 - HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING BURNED.
Michigan City, Ind., Jan. 10. - The city high school building was burned to the ground yesterday evening, fire being discovered a few minutes after school was dismissed. It gained so much headway... Read MORE...

Evening Bulletin -  Maysville, Kentucky -  January 10, 1896
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1946  January 10 - Project Diana bounces radar waves off the Moon, measuring the exact distance between the Earth and the Moon, and proves that communication is possible between Earth and outer space, effectively opening the space age

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1901  January 10 – In the first great Texas gusher, oil is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.

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1911  January 10 - 1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego

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 America - Did you know? The streets in Virginia City, Nevada, were once unknowingly paved with silver ore. When the locals...Read MORE...



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