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Saturday, February 10, 2024

February 11 News - 1922 - Saint Valentines Day

Welcome to our blog, where we embark on a captivating journey through time, exploring the rich tapestry of history and genealogy.  In this edition, we'll delve into the treasure trove of historical news articles dated February 11, unearthing stories that resonate with genealogists and history enthusiasts alike.  From local happenings to global events, we'll uncover the stories that shaped the lives of our ancestors, providing valuable insights for those on a quest to discover their roots.  So, grab your magnifying glass and step into the past as we unravel the February 11 historical headlines that may hold the missing pieces of your family's history puzzle.
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    1922 - Saint Valentines Day

    Next Tuesday will be St. Valentines Day, February 14.

    It's a good day to send a greeting to your sweetheart or divorced wife or ex-bartender friend or any one with whom you'd like to keep on good terms.

    It's a day when lovers and heavyladen mail carriers give expression to their pent-up emotions.

    It should he a day for caution. Many a mighty marriage license has sprung from a little valentine.

    The valentine has wide uses. A carefully chosen one sent to your favorite registered... Read MORE...

    The Highland Democrat -  Peekskill, N.Y. -  February 11, 1922


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    1930 - SEVEN INJURED AS BUS HITS AUTO. Latter Vehicle Is Knocked Ten Feet Off Road at Dartmouth, Mass.

    (By Associated Press)
    New Bedford, Mass., Feb. 11. - Seven persons were injured, two severely when a Union Street Railway bus operating between Providence and New Bedford, struck a sedan on the state road in Dartmouth yesterday. The bus knocked the sedan 10 feet off the road and then struck a telephone pole. The sedan was wrecked and the bus damaged about the front.

    Severely injured were two women passengers in the sedan, Mrs. Eliza P. Hawes, 77, Dartmouth, and her daughter, Mrs. Cynthia... Read MORE...

    Portsmouth Herald -  Portsmouth, New Hampshire -  February 11, 1930

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    Auburn, New York, USA

    1902 - Big Freight Elevator Falls at Osborne's

    One Man Killed and Three Others Injured Yesterday Afternoon

    Lift Dropped From Within Three Feet of the Top and Men Were Thrown Beneath Mower Wheels, With Which It Was Loaded - One of the Injured Was Taken to the Hospital to Die and the Other Three to Their Homes

    One of the large freight elevators in the shipping department of the extra building of D. M. Osborne & Co. fell yesterday afternoon and four men were injured. They are:

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    Auburn Weekly Bulletin -  Auburn, New York -  Tuesday, February 11, 1902

    Barton, Vt., Feb. 11. - One man is dead and his brother seriously injured as he result of an accident near here in which a sleigh was struck by a truck. Joseph Faust of Indian Orchard, Mass., was fatally injured in the crash and died in a hospital in Orleans. His brother, Romeo, was badly cut and bruised but was reported today as recovering.

    Portsmouth Herald
    Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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    1903  Cracked by Every Car
    By Publisher's Press Direct Wire Latrobe Pa Feb 11 Charles Henry of Indians, a fireman on the Pennsylvania Railroad attempted to board a rapidly moving train at Latrobe station yesterday and was dragged to Alexandria street where he lodged in the bridge and was struck by every car of the entire train in passing. He died on the way to a hospital.

    The Trenton Times
    Trenton, New Jersey

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    1899 February 11, 1899 - Perhaps the greatest of all arctic outbreaks commenced on this date. The temperature plunged to 61 degrees below zero in Montana.

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    1929  February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
    Lateran Concordat of 1929 On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the Italian Government and the Vatican re-establishing the political power and diplomatic standing of the Catholic Church, which had been lost when Italy seized Rome, the last of the Papal States, on September 20th, 1870.

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    America - Did you know?

     Harry S Truman had only the initial S as his middle name, without a period. It was the result of a family disagreement on whether his name should be Shippe or Solomon, last names, from two sides of the family.

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     Le 24 juin 1880, le "O Canada" est chanté pour la première fois. Lors du banquet de la St-Jean organisé par Le Marquis de Lorne, gouverneur général du Canada et la Princesse Louise, Calixa Lavallée chante le "O Canada" qu'il a composé avec...Read MORE...

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