Friday, March 3, 2023

1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.

Alton, New Hampshire, USA (Alton Corner) (Alton Bay)

Departments Of Four Cities And Towns Called To Fight Blaze

Alton, March 3. - The Bayview Pavilion, a dance hall overlooking Alton Bay, a mile from here, was destroyed by flames last evening in a... Read MORE...

Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  March 3, 1930

1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a bill to make "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem. The bill was approved without debate... Read MORE...

Miami Daily News-Record -  Miami, Florida -  March 3, 1931

1910 - Flood Isolates South Bend
Wires Down, Bridge Out Fifth Time, Business at Standstill.

South Bend Depot, Wash., March 2. - (Special.) - Fourteen inches of rain is South Bend's record for February. Torrential rains have... Read MORE...

Morning Oregonian -  Portland, Oregon -  March 3, 1910

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cream Cake

Beat two eggs in a cup, then fill the cup with sweet cream, one cup of sugar, two...Read MORE...

The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885

Car Festival at Puri

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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Let us avoid the habitual use of threats and make the children feel that obedience is expected as a ...Read MORE...

Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885
1895  March 3 – In Munich, bicyclists have to pass a test and display license plates.

Visit Munich, Bavaria, Germany!

1885  March 3 – A subsidiary of the American Bell Telephone Company, American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T), is incorporated in New York.

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

1888  At Salamanca, N. Y. , a fire on the 29th ult. destroyed the opera-house, the post-office and other buildings, causing a heavy loss.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

Visit Salamanca, New York, USA!

1888  An avalanche descended into the valley of Morrobia, Switzerland, on the 28th ult., killing ten persons and a large number of horses and cattle.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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1903 March 3, 1903: Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, began taking prisoners' fingerprints

The Old Farmer's Almanac

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1875 March 3, 1875: First organized ice hockey match, Montreal, Canada

The Old Farmer's Almanac

Visit Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)!

1863  March 3 - Congress authorizes a US mint at Carson City, Nevada

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 America - Did you know? Sleep Tight, Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite!

During the 1800's, beds were made very differently than ...Read MORE...

Mormon Station State Historic Park. Genoa, Nevada

 Quebec - Did you know? The life of the French-Canadians in Quebec was largely agrarian. It was a system where each...Read MORE...

French-Canadian Culture (
 Picture of the Day

Visit Binghamton, New York, USA!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Fraternity Row, Washington Street

Ross Castle, Killarney, Ireland

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