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For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. … 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

Feb. 20, birthdays for Rihanna, Charles Barkley, Mitch McConnell

ON THIS DAY in 1910, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Commits 2 Murders and Attempts Suicide Before a Saloon Bar.”  … Full Article

Feb. 19, birthdays for Roger Goodell, Smokey Robinson, Jeff Daniels

ON THIS DAY in 1913, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Former Brooklyn Boy Joins Hikers to Win a Bride.”  … Full Article

Feb. 18, birthdays for John Travolta, Dr. Dre, Jillian Michaels

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Police Rescue Aged Hermit; Plot Alleged.” The article focused on an alleged conspiracy to secure property of a “hermit.” … Full Article

Feb. 17, birthdays for Michael Jordan, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paris Hilton

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Former Brooklyn Belle Obtains Rend Divorce.” The article focused on a divorce in which the husband allegedly “deserted” Mrs. Dudly T. Upjohn. … Full Article

Feb. 12, birthdays for Bill Russell, Josh Brolin, Arsenio Hall

ON THIS DAY in 1904, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Burglars at Johnson’s Twice in Seven Weeks.”  … Full Article

Feb. 11, birthdays for Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Palin, Taylor Lautner

ON THIS DAY in 1903, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Two Systems of Loops For Over-River Traffic.” The article focused on an “ingenious” plan in the works that would benefit Brooklyn. … Full Article

Feb. 10, birthdays for Elizabeth Banks, Jim Cramer, Mark Spitz

ON THIS DAY in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Silas B. Dutcher Dies on Golden Wedding Day.”  … Full Article

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