History

Feb. 11, birthdays for Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Palin, Taylor Lautner

ON THIS DAY in 1903, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Two Systems of Loops For Over-River Traffic.” The article focused on an “ingenious” plan in the works that would benefit Brooklyn. … Full Article

Feb. 10, birthdays for Elizabeth Banks, Jim Cramer, Mark Spitz

ON THIS DAY in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Silas B. Dutcher Dies on Golden Wedding Day.”  … Full Article

Feb. 9, birthdays for Shakira, Mia Farrow, Terry McAuliffe

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Clew in the Eagle Leads to Arrest of Chauffeur for Hawthorne Killing.” … Full Article

Feb. 5, birthdays for Hank Aaron, Cristiano Ronaldo, Carlos Tevez

ON THIS DAY in 1904, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Ran Away to Seek Mamma, But Nurse Got Loughton.” The article focused on a custody battle.  … Full Article

Jan. 29, birthdays for Oprah Winfrey, Adam Lambert, Tom Selleck

ON THIS DAY in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Tale of Many Forgeries Told Without a Blush.” The article focused on a “lively” forgery trial.  … Full Article

Jan. 28, birthdays for Rick Ross, Nicholas Sarkozy, Alan Alda

ON THIS DAY in 1908, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Dr. Nelson Sizer Dead From Opium Poisoning.” The article focused on a coroner’s results from an investigation into a doctor’s death. … Full Article

Jan 27, birthdays for John Roberts, Bridget Fonda, Alan Cumming

ON THIS DAY in 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Millionaire Arnold Asked to Pay $5,000 for Missing Daughter.” The article focused on a “rich perfumery man” receiving a letter demanding ransom for in exchange for returning his … Full Article

Jan. 26, birthdays for Ellen DeGeneres, Wayne Gretzky, Eddie Van Halen

ON THIS DAY in 1917, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Pounds Moves for 100-Foot Highway; Ignores Big Plan.” The article focused on then-Borough President Pounds moving forward with a highway plan, disregarding a previous proposal. … Full Article

Jan. 21, birthdays for Eric Holder, Geena Davis, Jack Nicklaus

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Society Girls Sledding Narrowly Escape Death; Kept Secret Four Days.”  … Full Article

Jan. 20, birthdays for Rainn Wilson, Bill Maher, Buzz Aldrin

ON THIS DAY in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Kings Moose Fooled; Johnson State ‘Boss.’”  The article focused on Brooklyn officials attending a meeting in Manhattan with the Progressive State Committee. … Full Article

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