History

Nov. 4, birthdays for Matthew McConaughey, Sean Combs, Laura Bush

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 308th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1917, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Knit Sweater for Soldier; Eagle Has Wool; Hurry!” … Full Article

Nov. 3, birthdays for Phil Simms, Colin Kaepernick, Roseanne Barr

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 307th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1934, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Princeton-Harvard Grid Feud Renewed.” … Full Article

October 28, birthdays for Bill Gates, Caitlyn Jenner, Julia Roberts

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 301st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1923, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Jeffry Farnol Predicts Double Morals Standard Soon for English Women.” … Full Article

October 27, birthdays for Zadie Smith, Matt Drudge, Fran Lebowitz

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 300th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1917, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “British Tank May Come Here to Aid in Army Recruiting.” … Full Article

Welcome to Breuckelen

Deep in the archives of the original Brooklyn Daily Eagle is an article written in 1884 on the Dutch town of Breuckelen by a “special correspondent” traveling through Holland. … Full Article

October 23, birthdays for Pele, Weird Al Yankovic, Nancy Grace

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 296th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1920, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “$40,000 in Alcohol Taken in Raid Here on Funeral Garage.” … Full Article

Brooklyn native Hamilton Holt was renowned president of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida

Two Brooklyn natives currently hold presidential positions at two of Florida’s prominent, well-ranked institutions of higher learning. … Full Article

October 22, birthdays for Christopher Lloyd. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ichiro Suzuki

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 295th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Where is the ‘8 Foot Anti’ Who Tricked Mrs. Sheridan?” … Full Article

October 20, birthdays for Snoop Dogg, Keith Hernandez, John Krasinski

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 293rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1938, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “State’s Biggest Probe Ordered for Brooklyn.” … Full Article

October 15, birthdays for Tito Jackson, Penny Marshall, Mesut Ozil

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 288th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1904, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Big Court Room Flooded.” … Full Article

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