on this day in history

this day in 1882, brooklyn daily eagle The editorial said, “The factors working to sustain the current high price of meat are creating an impact almost unheard of in the last 20 years. Shipping industry profits have been severely eroded. Steamship anchor lines. disembarked the ship in London due to a lack of cargo, and minor lines have kept the vessel in port for several weeks waiting for anything that might get in the way of the cargo. and are sold at a profit by paying double the freight, and flour and other foodstuffs have followed suit, but the vast numbers of immigrants from Europe and those who leave the country during the summer The shipping trade in the Atlantic will come to a near standstill for tourists who want to travel, with the country expected to see its highest number of immigrants ever this month, with May arrivals surpassing last year’s numbers. If these people become producers within the next 12 months, that’s a very good thing, as this year will add another million to consume last year’s product. Meat prices are said not to fall until the end of July, and even if that happens, the cause of the current hunger is not real: the severity of the winter will force young It would show that the cattle had been slaughtered, and high prices could ultimately affect the volume of ocean steamer movements.”


this day in 1912, eagle “A proposal by one of our superintendents to test every graduate in the city is being seriously considered by the city superintendent and the board of exams. Some of the latter was once done in Brooklyn. Many of the teachers of the graduates, especially those in schools where old teaching methods are still in place and where the academic system has not been adopted, are supportive of the proposal. of people argue that there is a huge inequality in the current method of passing those who are fit to graduate, many of them being passed by principals who are not ready to graduate. It’s going to be very challenging, and the examiners want to test this as much as they want to see if the kids are fit to graduate. A proposal was made for teachers to meet and score, who would learn a lot from intercourse.”


this day in 1948, eagle reported “Dallas, Texas.” (UP) — A Virginia allergist says properly administered pollen vaccination relieved her 80% of patients. Dr. Oscar Swineford Jr. of the University of Virginia was one of several speakers who attended the Southern Dallas Clinical Association’s 17th Annual Conference. According to Dr. Swineford, most of all hay fever is caused by hypersensitivity to a specific pollen—the invisible fertilizer dust that floats in the air while plants germinate seeds. ”


This day in 1957, bay ridge home reporter “Trying to bring God back to New York City, Billy Graham took a break from his Madison Square Garden campaign Sunday and invaded Bay Ridge. To give the estimated 60,000 Norwegian-Americans who packed the park the strength to fight “the forces aligned against us,” both Norway and the United States said, “Unless we have a moral renaissance, we will surely perish.” warned. he meant communism. A handsome evangelist with a charming voice stood on the podium before the Norwegian evangelist. He attended the Free Lutheran Church (649 66th St.) and watched the Shitende He Mai (May 17) parade with local and Scandinavian community leaders. “Norway is a beautiful country,” Dr. Graham told the cheering crowd, telling him that two years ago he was in Oslo, the Norwegian capital, for an evangelistic meeting. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a more beautiful place in the world. ’” He said he struggled at a restaurant in Oslo trying to gesture to a Norwegian waitress that he wanted coffee, eggs and cereal. According to Dr. Graham, after observing his gestures for a few minutes, the waitress asked him in perfect English, “Doctor, how’s your breakfast going?” I am grateful for the contribution it has made to my way of life,” he said.


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Mr. T
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Famous people born on this day Including Baseball Hall of Famers bobby cox, born in 1941.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ronald Isley, born in 1941. “Bobby’s Girl” Singer Mercy Brainwas born in Brooklyn in 1944.chicago singer Bill Champlin, born in 1947. “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” Singer Leo Thayer, born in 1948. Star of the ‘A Team’ Mr. T, born in 1952.Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Stan Lynch (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in 1955. ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High School’ star Judge Reinhold, born in 1957.Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, born in 1959. “Family Guy” Producer Richard Appel, born in 1963.Founder of My Bloody Valentine Kevin Shields, born in 1963. “House” Star Lisa Edelstein, born in 1966. Star of “The Craft” Fairuza Bark, born in 1974.and former New York Yankees pitcher Andrew Millerborn in 1985.

Andrew Miller
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Hope Springs: Alexander Pope was born on this day in 1688. The English poet, critic and satirist gained his fame with his “The Rape of Lock” (1712-1714), establishing himself as the leading figure of his time. Did. He is also the author of the unfinished Essay on Man, which features the line “Hope springs forever in the heart of man.” He died in his 1744.


Lifeline: Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross on this day in 1881. Originally he founded in Switzerland in 1864 by representatives of 16 European countries, the Red Cross is a non-profit organization managed and led by volunteers that provides disaster relief nationally and internationally. . 1.1 million volunteers participate in community services such as collecting and distributing donated blood and blood products, teaching health and safety classes, and serving as a vehicle for emergency communications between American citizens and the military. there is


Special thanks to “Chase’s Calendar of Events” and the Brooklyn Public Library.


“Glamor strikes the eye, but deed wins the soul.”

— Poet Alexander Pope, born on this day in 1688

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