History

August 17, birthdays for Sean Penn, Robert De Niro, Thierry Henry

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 230th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1898, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Mrs. Jones Was Gagged and Robbed by Guests.” … Full Article

August 16, birthdays for Steve Carell, Madonna, James Cameron

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 229th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1941, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “3 Colleges Cancel Orders for Kits.” … Full Article

August 15, birthdays for Kerri Walsh Jennings, Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 228th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Y.W.C.A. Buys Mansion for Home for Girls.” … Full Article

August 12, birthdays for Cara Delevingne, Francois Hollande, George Soros

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 225th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1935, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Grandmother, to Be Deported, Fights for Custody of Girl, 7.” … Full Article

August 11, birthdays for Chris Hemsworth, Hulk Hogan, Viola Davis

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 224th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Brooklyn Men Held for Harbor Thefts.” … Full Article

August 9, birthdays for Anna Kendrick, Michael Kors, Deion Sanders

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 222nd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1917, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Physical Tests for Army Revised; Less Severe Rules.” … Full Article

August 8, birthdays for Roger Federer, Dustin Hoffman, Drew Lachey

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 221st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1933, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “15 Reported Drowned at Rockaway.” … Full Article

August 4, birthdays for Barack Obama, Jeff Gordon, Roger Clemens

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 217th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1926, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Showers Bring Relief After 4 Die from Heat.” … Full Article

August 3, birthdays for Tom Brady, Martha Stewart, Tony Bennett

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 216th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Bombs Set Off in Hallway.” … Full Article

August 1, birthdays for Chuck D, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Coolio

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 214th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1916, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Stinging Jellyfish Attacks Swimmer in Greenport Bay.” … Full Article

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