History

July 14, birthdays for Jane Lynch, Matthew Fox, Robin Ventura

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 195th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1917 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Explosives from Sugar; Government Saves Fats.” … Full Article

July 13, birthdays for Harrison Ford, Cameron Crowe, Patrick Stewart

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 194th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Boy Walks Miles for Swim.” … Full Article

July 10, birthdays for Sofia Vergara, David Dinkins, Jessica Simpson

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 191st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1949 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Martyrs’ Monument Repairs Completed.” … Full Article

July 9, birthdays for Tom Hanks, Courtney Love, O.J. Simpson

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 190th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1903 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Owls Head Park Passed.” … Full Article

July 8, birthdays for Toby Keith, Kevin Bacon, Jeffrey Tambor

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 189th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1924, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Simplicity Will Mark Funeral of President’s Son.” … Full Article

July 6, birthdays for George W. Bush, Dalai Lama, Kevin Hart

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 187th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1925 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Finds Women’s Lingerie Buried in His Garden.” … Full Article

Pre-Civil War Brooklyn baseball team card going on the auction block

For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. … Full Article

June 26, birthdays for Ariana Grande, Derek Jeter, Nick Offerman

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 177th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1911 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “L.I. Special Train Makes Record Trip to Montauk.” … Full Article

June 25, birthdays for Sonia Sotomayor, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Bourdain

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 176th day of the year.   ON THIS DAY IN 1920 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Battleships Arrive Here.” … Full Article

June 24, birthdays for Lionel Messi, Mindy Kaling, Solange Knowles

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 175th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1913 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Human Pyramid and Emergency Life Net Rescue 12 at Fire.” … Full Article

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