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Commodore Barry Club to visit namesake's grave in Philadelphia

The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn will travel to Philadelphia by bus on Sunday, May 29, for a day of commemoration and festivities honoring the life of John Barry, an Irish immigrant who led the U.S. Navy during the Revolutionary War. … Full Article

May 10, birthdays for Bono, Kenan Thompson, Missy Franklin

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 131st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1938, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Find Boy Stowaway on His Third Voyage.” … Full Article

May 9, birthdays for Rosario Dawson, Billy Joel, Candice Bergen

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 130th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1922, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “City to Deny Fund of $415,000 to Buy 425 Vote Machines.” … Full Article

May 6, birthdays for George Clooney, Chris Paul, Tony Blair

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 127th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1946, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “FBI Joins Drive on Black Market in Meat in City.” … Full Article

May 5, birthdays for Chris Brown, Adele, Henry Cavill

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 126th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1925, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Pastor Henderson’s Lost Diary Washed Across the Irish Sea.” … Full Article

May 4, birthdays for Rory McIlroy, Erin Andrews, Cesc Fabregas

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 125th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Brooklyn Woman Wins.” … Full Article

April 22, birthdays for Kaka, Jack Nicholson, Marshawn Lynch

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 113th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Ask Dental Clinic for Every School.” … Full Article

April 20, birthdays for Carmen Electra, Miranda Kerr, Jessica Lange

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 111th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1921, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Kate Stevens, Heir in a $1,200,000 Estate, Runs Away to Marry.” … Full Article

April 19, birthdays for Maria Sharapova, James Franco, Kate Hudson

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 110th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1930, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Say Fever Machine Kills Disease Germs.” … Full Article

April 14, birthdays for Abigail Breslin, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Adrien Brody

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 105th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1932, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Four Injured, Woman, Baby Saved in Fire.” … Full Article

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