On July 12th 1859, William Goodall of Massachusetts, USA, patented a machine for the making of paper bags.
Specification of Letters Patent No. 24,734, dated July 12, 1859. 377 more words
On this day in 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, vice president of the United States, met in Weehawken, New Jersey, where Burr shot and wounded Hamilton in a duel; in 1864, the 77th New York Volunteer Regiment under the command of Colonel French lost 6 men killed or mortally wounded and 12 men wounded, and 1 man missing in the Battle of Fort Stevens in Northwest Washington, D.C., as part of the Valley Campaigns of 1864; in 1895, the New York State Bankers’ association visited Schuylerville via special train from Saratoga Springs (they were at a convention in the city); in 2018, the Schuylerville Village board discussed the format and content of the Waste Water Treatment Plant monthly report; and in 2019, the Saratoga Paddle Club opened for the first time on Fish Creek. 38 more words
Scout, Jem, Boo Radley, Atticus Finch and the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, are all captured in vivid and moving illustrations by artist Fred Fordham. Enduring in vision, Harper Lee’s timeless novel illuminates the complexities of human nature and the depths of the human heart with humour, unwavering honesty and a tender, nostalgic beauty. 19 more words
On This Day in #KatyPerryHistory… 11th July 2009 Katy Perry played at T in the Park in Scotland
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