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March 16, birthdays for Blake Griffin, Lauren Graham, Jerry Lewis

ON THIS DAY in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “5 Dead, Many Hurt As Tanks Blow Up.” The article focused on a gas explosion that wrecked a plant in Brooklyn. … Full Article

March 13, birthdays for William H. Macy, Neil Sedaka, Caron Butler

ON THIS DAY in 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “200 Pupils on Strike As Boy Is Suspended.” The article focused on a student strike regarding the right to form a general organization.  … Full Article

March 11, birthdays for Terrence Howard, Antonin Scalia, Rupert Murdoch

ON THIS DAY in 1908, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Killed on Brooklyn Bridge.” The article focused on a trackman who was hit by street cars on the Brooklyn Bridge.  … Full Article

Tuesday March 10, birthdays for Carrie Underwood, John Hamm, Sharon Stone

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is 69th day of the year. ON THIS DAY in 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “5 Borough Presidents to Confer on Subway.”  … Full Article

March 4, birthdays for Rick Perry, Landon Donovan, Patricia Heaton

ON THIS DAY in 1908, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Fear Belmont May Not Use Blackwell Bridge.” The article focused on a debate about whether or not the Steinway Tunnel should be purchased.  … Full Article

March 2, birthdays for Daniel Craig, Chris Martin, Henrik Lundqvist

ON THIS DAY in 1923, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Cashier Held Up in Factory Hall, Robbed of $1,350.”  … Full Article

Feb. 26, birthdays for Michael Bolton, Erykah Badu, Marshall Faulk

ON THIS DAY in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Professionalism Is Charged in Local Polo Tournament.” The article focused on some competitive drama at a local polo tournament. … Full Article

Feb, 25, birthdays for Joakim Noah, Chelsea Handler, Sean Astin

  ON THIS DAY in 1904, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Eight Houses in a Night Invaded by Burglars.”  … Full Article

Feb. 24, birthdays for Floyd Mayweather, Joe Lieberman, Barry Bostwick

ON THIS DAY in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Maltbie Demands Showdown in P.S.C. on Use of City Autos.”  … Full Article

Feb. 23, birthdays for Emily Blunt, Aziz Ansari, Andrew Wiggins

ON THIS DAY in 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Wife Clings to Feud Even After Her Death.”  … Full Article

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