On this date in 1918, a lady’s purse was lost in Seal Beach between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The Santa Ana Register does not report whether there was any response to this May 1st personal ad. 52 more words
Twenty years ago I searched the name “Leoria Carolyn Wilbur” online to help my son with a family tree assignment. Athough I presumed I would discover material on my grandmother, the first result, a news item from a 1900 paper transcribed by the Tioga County historical site, astonished me. 356 more words
Have you ever lived next door to The Most Interesting Man In The World? I don’t mean the distinguished Latino gentleman who is a fixture of beer commercials, but a real live human being whose life should be chronicled in at least one good book. 950 more words
There are long games and then there are very long games. No one scoring a run makes it even worse.
So, on August 1, 1918, the Pirates break the longest scoreless tie in baseball history against the Boston Braves, when the team tallies two runs in the top of the twenty-first inning for an eventual 2-0 victory at Braves Field. 129 more words