Good morning. Today is the 277th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of October 3, 1902, reported on the accidental death of a longshoreman who tumbled aboard at the dock at the foot of Summit Street. … Full Article
Good morning. Today is the 276th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for Oct. 2, 1902, reported that William Dickinson, an alderman (what we would call a councilman today) from Williamsburg, was arrested on charges of bribery. … Full Article
Good morning. Today is the 275th day of the year. Did you ever wonder how Brooklyn’s famed brownstones were advertised “back in the day?” The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Oct. 1, 1885, carried an ad for four new brownstone houses on Union Street at the corner of Seventh Avenue. … Full Article
Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday as the Green-Wood Historic Fund commemorated the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day-long series of events. … Full Article
Good morning. Today is the 271st day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for this day in 1901 complained that at least five schools in the borough had classrooms that weren't used - at the same time as thousands of young people were lining up to get educated. … Full Article
Good morning. Today is the 270th day of the year. The entire front page of the Sept. 26, 1901, Brooklyn Daily Eagle was taken up by news of the America’s Cup yacht race. Those were the days when wealthy men like J.
Good morning. Today is the 268th day of the year. According to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. 24, 1900, both political parties planned huge pre-election parades with fireworks, speeches, brass bands and so forth.
Good morning. Today is the 265th day of the year. On Sept. 21, 1864, at the height of the Civil War, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported on the latest sermon of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, a powerful foe of slavery and supporter of the Union cause.