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EvE 5: Grilled Cheese Sandwiches v The 48 Hour Film Project

In the run-up to the Edinburgh 48 Hour Film Project (also known as the highlight of our year), Heather and Alex reminisce about their ill-fated musical of many years ago. 118 more words

Podcast

Why 1866 Set the Stage for Two World Wars

When some search for the roots of the First World War, there is a tendency to look towards the Balkans. After all, it was the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in Sarajevo in 1914 that precipitated the kick-off of the greatest and most deadly bar-brawl in the history of the world. 1,561 more words

Military

A Ghost Report from the Columbia Democrat and Star of the North on November 7, 1866

One of the earliest ghost reports in my collection features a haunted house in Massachusetts.

There’s not much information on exactly what kind of manifestations have been witnessed there. 48 more words

Spectral Edition: Ghosts In U.S. Newspapers (1865-1918)

St. Coman's, Kinvara - 1866

The Irish Times 8th December, 1866 (abridged)

The Privy Council met yesterday in the Council Chamber at 3.30.
Present:
Excellency the Lord Lieutenant,  the Lord Chancellor,  the Recorder,  Right Hon. 483 more words

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Hiram E. Leonard, December 12 - 18, 1866

“12th Wednesday  A cold raw day with the roads verry rough bad waggoning  I did my choars was at the office all day and evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard & nearly sick with a  cold. 249 more words

Warrenville

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, December 5 - 11, 1866

“5th Wednesday  rather fine weather for Dec.  I did my choars was at the office all day came home at 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard & about sick put up petition at store. 228 more words

Warrenville

Can We Resurrect the Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

The last known Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, died in captivity in 1936.  A 6-month-old pup of a Tasmanian tiger had been preserved in alcohol since 1866 in a museum.   367 more words

Biodiversity