Wednesday, January 4, 2023

1865 - January 4 – The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.

Windham, Connecticut, USA (Willimantic)

1891 - A PULLMAN SLEEPER ON FIRE.
From the Hartford Courant, Jan. 2.

When the east-bound Washington express on the New-England Road, leaving this city at 2:45 A. M., was a few miles this side of Willimantic yesterday morning, fire ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 4, 1891
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1890s
Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Bradford's Millinery Store
Jackman's Block
Barre, Vt.

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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1883 - January 4 – Life magazine is founded in New York City.
"Life was founded January 4, 1883, in a New York City artist’s studio at 1155 Broadway. The founding publisher was John Ames Mitchell, a 37-year old illustrator, who used a $10,000 inheritance to... Read MORE...

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January 4, 1883
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Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)

1865 - January 4 – The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.
The Exchange had formally existed since 1792, but had operated out of a series of packed Wall Street coffee-houses and rented offices. By the mid-nineteenth century, however, the need for a more... Read MORE...

gilderlehrman.org
January 4, 1865
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Nashville, Tennessee, USA

1892 - AWFUL FIRE IN NASHVILLE.
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 4. - Ten years ago, in May, the most disastrous fire that Nashville has ever had occurred around the corner of College and Church streets. Saturday another fire burned over the ... Read MORE...

Newark Daily Advocate -  Newark, Ohio -  January 4, 1892
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

A pottile py

Take as many pottates as you pleas and put them in boiling water let them boil till ...Read MORE...



Jean Brown’s Paistry Book 1724
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA (Waterville)

1916 - ONE KILLED, 5 HURT IN WATERBURY FIRE
The Connecticut Hotel Destroyed by Blaze - Sixty Guests In Peril

WATERBURY, Conn Jan. 4.- One man was killed, five others were injured and the lives of 40 guests endangered in a fire that... Read MORE...

Pawtucket Times -  Pawtucket, Rhode Island -  January 4, 1916
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1890s
The Vermont Farm Machine Co.
Bellows Falls, Vt.

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Burlington, Vermont, USA

1854 - Fire at Burlington
Boston, Tuesday, Jan.3.

The Steam Saw Mill, Machine Shop, and Iron Foundry owned by Henry Symonds, at Burlington, Vt., was yesterday morning destroyed by fire, together with an adjoining... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 4, 1854
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Schaghticoke, New York, USA

1854 - Fatal Railroad Accident.
Troy, Tuesday, Jan. 3. The first train from Rutland, on the Albany and Northern Railroad, this morning broke an axle near Schaghticoke Point, while on the long bridge. A brakeman was instantly... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  January 4, 1854
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Dover, New Hampshire, USA

1932 SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION CAUSE OF MILLION DOLLAR FIRE IN DOVER, N.H. BUILDING.
Dover, N.H., Jan. 4, (AP) - Plans were under way today to rebuild the Morrell building, destroyed yesterday in the most disastrous fire in the city's history. Loss was estimated at $1,000,000 to... Read MORE...

Lowell Sun -  Lowell, Massachusetts -  January 4, 1932
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Arguments should never be maintained with heat and clamour, though we believe or know ourselves
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Northumberland, New York, USA

1848 - Sad
Mrs Rachel, aged about twenty years, wife of James P. Van Derwarker, of Northumberland, New York, committed suicide by cutting her throat with a razor. She had been married about three weeks. She was ... Read MORE...

Boston Post -  Boston, Massachusetts -  January 4, 1848
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1849  A fire occurred at Westport, Massachusetts, last night, in which a woman and her children were burnt to death.


The Sun
Baltimore, Maryland

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 America - Did you know? The term “O.K.” is credited to Martin Van Buren, raised in Kinderhook, New York. After he went into ...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? An old farmer in a parish [in the province of Quebec] gave a good thrashing to a boy who had...Read MORE...



The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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Society Hall, E. Hartland

1890s
Highland Brand Evaporated Cream
Highland, Ill.

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Died January 4

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