Wednesday, January 18, 2023

1868 - There are over 1,500,000 old maids in England and Wales.

Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1886 - Killed After A Dance - WOONSOCKET, R.I., HAS A SUNDAY MORNING MURDER.
Mitchell Deluge Shot Down by a Man with Whom He Had Been Intimate since Boyhood - The Victim's Ante-Mortem Statement.

WOONSOCKET, Jan. 18. - The bells had scarcely ceased tolling the hour of... Read MORE...

The Day -  New London, Connecticut -  January 18, 1886
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Dearborn, Michigan, USA

1944 - 3 STUDENTS ARE KILLED IN BUS ACCIDENT.
Detroit - (AP) - Three high school students were killed and 57 persons were injured, six critically, when an overloaded bus yesterday sideswiped an automobile and crashed into a tree on Ford Road in... Read MORE...

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune -  Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin -  January 18, 1944
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Richmond, Virginia, USA

January 18, 1857 - A great cold storm swept across the Atlantic Seaboard.
Snowfall totals of 12 inches were common, whole gales caused shipwrecks and damage property on islands, and temperatures near zero prevailed from Virginia northward. Great drifts of snow blocked... Read MORE...

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January 18, 1857
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1868 - There are over 1,500,000 old maids in England and Wales.
Sad to say, one third of the number cannot hope to marry, as there are note enough men to go round. Of every 100 women in England, 58 are wives, 39 are spinsters, and 3 are widows. The old maids are... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  January 18, 1868
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

CHOCOLATE CARMELS

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October 23, 1893 Albuquerque Evening Citizen.
Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA (Valley Falls) (Ashton) (Cumberland Hill)

1976 - Blast Destroys Aerosol Plant
CUMBERLAND, R.I. (AP) - "When I got to the window, there was no wall left. It just blew me right through," said Norman Brule.

Brule was one of at least 27 persons working in the Peterson-Puritan... Read MORE...

Idaho State Journal -  Pocatello, Idaho -  January 18, 1976
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Llyod Manufacturing Co., 219 Hudson Ave. Albany, N.Y., 1885

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1644 - January 18 - Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting
"...Massachusetts Bay Colony founder John Winthrop detailed instances of unidentified flying objects in the heavens above seventeenth-century Boston in the first recorded UFO sightings in... Read MORE...

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January 18, 1644
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Rome, New York, USA

1952 - ICE ON WINGS SEEN AS POSSIBLE CAUSE OF FATAL BOMBER CRASH AT ROME FIELD. 2 KILLED, 5 INJURED IN LANDING. AIR FORCE STARTS INVESTIGATION.
Rome, N.Y. - Investigation of yesterday's B-17 plane crash at Mohawk Acres at the northeastern edge of the city is being carried on today by an investigation board composed of officers from Griffiss... Read MORE...

Syracuse Herald Journal -  Syracuse, New York -  January 18, 1952
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Gulfport, Mississippi, USA

1916 - Narrow Escape In Courthouse Fire For Jury Members. Biloxians on Collins Murder Jury Tell of Narrow Escape at Gulf Port This Morning. Judge Gleason Loses Coat At Courthouse.
Is Awakened by Smoke About 12:30 o’clock This Morning, but is Unaware of Danger and Turns Over for Second Nap-Jury Saves Records.

Biloxi, January 18. Members of the jury in the case of Ben... Read MORE...

The Daily Herald -  Gulfport, Mississippi -  January 18, 1916
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Men

Orthography, or spelling well, is so absolutely necessary for a man of letters or a gentleman ,...Read MORE...



Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.
Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA (Tiverton, Massachusetts)

1833 - Horrid Outrage and Murder
Some time, in December last, a young female named Sarah M. Cornell, was found dead, hanging by the neck by means of a small cord fastened to a stake in a fence enclosing a stock of hay, in Tiverton,... Read MORE...

The North-Carolina Star -  Raleigh, North Carolina -  January 18, 1833
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1868  Water is sold at fifteen cents a barrel to the housekeepers of Olean, N. Y.


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 America - Did you know? December 2, 1899 - U.S. acquires American Samoa by treaty with Great Britain and Germany.

 Quebec - Did you know? In Francophone Quebec stop signs have “ArrĂȘt” written on them although “Stop” is a valid word in...Read MORE...



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