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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

Hiram E. Leonard Diary, November 28 - December 3, 1866

“28th Wednesday  rather a fine day for the season  I did my choars was at the office all day & evening came home about 8 ½ & went to bed at 9 ½ tiard lonely & about sick with a cold etc. 227 more words

Warrenville