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Brooklyn Today for November 7

Good morning. Today is the 311th day of the year. On this day in 1902, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that the city’s Rapid Transit System was obligated to begin construction of the first Brooklyn-Manhattan subway tunnel within four days. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for November 6

Good morning. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Nov. 6, 1902, revealed that there would be a scarcity of anthracite coal during the winter months. In those days, coal was almost universally used for heating homes, businesses and institutional buildings. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for November 5

Good morning. Today is the 310th day of the year. It is Election Day, the second Tuesday in November. Don’t forget not only to vote for the candidates of your choice, but to vote on the propositions on the other side of the ballot. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for November 4

Good morning. Today is the 308th day of the year. Since Halloween has just passed, a reference to an article on vampires might seem appropriate. The Nov. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for November 1

Good morning. Today is the 305th day of the year. On this day in 1899, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle carried an article saying that a new company, Continental Telephone and Telegraph, had been formed to compete with the powerful Bell Telephone Company. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for October 31

Good morning. Today is the 304 day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Oct. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for October 30

Good morning. Today is the 303rd day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for Oct. 30, 1850, reported that there were large demonstrations against the Fugitive Slave Law in Boston, Cleveland and Chicago. In Chicago, the City Council passed a resolution declaring it null and void. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for October 29

Good morning. Today is the 302nd day of the year. On this day in 1901, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that Leon Clogosz, the assassin of President McKinley, went to the electric chair unrepentant. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for October 28

Good morning. Today is the 301st day of the year. On this day in 1902, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle carried a report about a plan to widen Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn between Court Street and Flatbush Avenue. The job was estimated to cost $2.25 million. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for October 25

Good morning. Today is the 298th day of the year. On Oct. 25, 1841, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (then called the Brooklyn Eagle and Kings Democrat) first appeared. … Full Article

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