Sunday, August 27, 2023

1887 - Nothing Slow About This Girl.

Louisville, Kentucky, USA

1854 - August 27 - Tornado Kills 18 to 20 people in Louisville church
This deadly storm touched down near the intersection of Jefferson and Twentieth Streets, unroofing 21 buildings at the German Protestant Orphan Asylum. The Louisville Daily Courier described the... Read MORE...

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August 27, 1854

Omo Dress Shield
The Omo Mfg. Co., Middletown, Ct.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

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Saratoga County, New York, USA

1908 - INSULTED - Governor of New York - Saratoga County Fair Sports Refuse To Start Their Horses
So Long as Hughes Was on the Ground - Action is Condemned on All Sides.

Special Dispatch to the Enquirer.
Balston Spa, N.Y., August 26. - An incident unparalleled in the history of the state... Read MORE...

The Cincinnati Enquirer -  Cincinnati, Ohio -  August 27, 1908

Tiffin, Ohio, USA

1887 - Nothing Slow About This Girl.
Celia Forbing, of Kenton, O., was walking through the new court-house at Tiffin with some young friends. Suddenly she stepped up to the marriage record and dared any young man present to take out the ... Read MORE...

St Joseph Herald  -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  August 27, 1887

Elgin, Illinois, USA

Elgin, Ill., Aug. 26 - The death of a driver and his mechanician[sic] when their big racing car turned a somersault going at eighty miles an hour and the injury of scores of spectators when a section ... Read MORE...

The Syracuse Herald -  Syracuse, New York -  August 27, 1911

 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Kidneys in Batter

Make a thick batter, season with pepper and salt; cut the kidneys in thick...Read MORE...

The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Connecticut, July 16, 1882
Athens, Georgia, USA

Athens, Ga., August 26. - As a result of the flood in the Oconee river the Aichan cotton mills have been forced to close down. The damage to the mill will be about $1,000.

The waterworks plant is...

The Atlanta Constitution -  Atlanta, Georgia -  August 27, 1908

Highest Price For Eggs
Mann's New Bone Cutter
F. W. Mann Company, Milford, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
November 1898

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA

1901 - TURNED HOSE ON STRIKER. This Was the Revenge Non-Union Men Took Upon a Former Comrade.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Aug. 26 - Because Thomas Oldecker, a non-union workman in the Crescent Tin Plate Mill, deserted twenty-five of his non-union comrades, who still remain at work, to-day they turned a... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  August 27, 1901

Kittery, Maine, USA

1846 - Cabinet Shop Fire
The cabinet shop of Mr. Dame, in Kittery, near Portsmouth, bridge, was destroyed by fire on the 18th, while the workmen were absent at noon. Loss 5 or $600 - no insurance. The fire was caused by a... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  August 27, 1846

Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

1846 - Stage Accident.
The Pittsfield Sun states that a bridge near Williamston broke down on Monday evening, precipitating a stage load of eleven passengers 8 or 9 feet into the river. The coach was turned bottom up in... Read MORE...

The Farmers' Cabinet -  Amherst, New Hampshire -  August 27, 1846

 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.
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

1857 - Rescue of the Missing Newburyport Pilot.
The Newburyport Herald of the 25th inst. has the following account of the arrival home of the missing and mourned pilot:-

The day of miracles is passed - so it has, and let it go; but so long as... Read MORE...

The New York Herald -  New York, New York -  August 27, 1857

1870  The funeral of Admiral Farrigut, at Portsmouth, N. H., on the 17th, was attended by a larger concourse of people than ever assembled in that State on a similar occasion.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

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 America - Did you know? May 14, 1804 - Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, Mo., on expedition to explore the West and...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? In Quebec, sit straight with your legs crossed at the knee, or with your knees together. Don't sit...Read MORE...
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Visit Bismarck, North Dakota, USA!

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

State Capitol, Bismarck, N.D.

Men's "Holeproof" Sox
Kalamazoo Knitting Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

The Ladies' Home Journal
August 1898

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Died August 27