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April 16, birthdays for Luol Deng, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Akon

ON THIS DAY in 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Woods to Drive Out Brooklyn ‘Crooks.’” The article focused on the commissioner at the time stressing that he and his team were preparing for an “invasion” that would drive out t … Full Article

April 14, birthdays for Pete Rose, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Abigail Breslin

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 104th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Gunman Captured with $1,000 Jewels in Winthrop Street.” … Full Article

April 13, birthdays for Davis Love III, Ron Perlman, Garry Kasparov

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 103rd day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “200 Women in Meat Riot Wreck a Butcher’s Shop.”  … Full Article

April 9, birthdays for Kristen Stewart, Leighton Meester, Marc Jacobs

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 99th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Find Lillian Norton Roaming in Streets.”  … Full Article

April 8, birthdays for Patricia Arquette, Robin Wright, Kofi Annan

ON THIS DAY in 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “John McNamee Dies; A Subway Builder.” The article focused on a well-known Brooklyn engineer passing away. … Full Article

April 7, birthdays for Russell Crowe, Francis Ford Cappola, Jackie Chan

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 97th day of the year. **** … Full Article

April 1, birthdays for Rachel Maddow, Samuel Alito, Randy Orton

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 91st day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1907, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Man Just Out of Jail Murders His Daughter.” … Full Article

March 31, birthdays for Al Gore, Christopher Walken, Gordie Howe

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 90th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Brooklyn Arsene Lupin Writes Notes to Police.”  … Full Article

March 30, birthdays for Eric Clapton, M.C. Hammer, Celine Dion

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 89th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1914, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Boy Admits Killing Teacher.” … Full Article

March 27, birthdays for Mariah Carey, Pauley Perrette, Quentin Tarantino

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 86th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published a story titled “Unsafe Conditions Exist in Brooklyn, Declares O’Keeffe.”  … Full Article

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