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March 20, birthdays for Spike Lee, Carl Reiner, Bobby Orr

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 79th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1916, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Sisters As Sleuths Lay Burglar Trap; Land Old Jail Bird.”  … Full Article

March 19, birthdays for Clayton Kershaw, Bruce Willis, Glenn Close

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 78th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY in 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Clever Safe-Crackers Left No Clues Behind.”  … Full Article

Brooklyn memories: St. Patrick’s Day, 40 years ago

A photo taken during Brooklyn’s first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 40 years ago in Park Slope, brings back a bundle of memories for Brooklyn attorney John O’Hara. … Full Article

March 17, birthdays for Rob Lowe, Kyle Korver, Kurt Russell

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 76th day of the year. **** … Full Article

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

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