History

November 20, birthdays for Joe Biden, Dierks Bentley, Carlos Boozer

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 324th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1926, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Cop’s Murderers Are Identified by Pal’s Confession.” … Full Article

November 19, birthdays for Patrick Kane, Calvin Klein, Allison Janney

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 323rd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1919, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “10C. Fare Illegal on Flatbush Ave. Line, Rules P.S.C.” … Full Article

November 17, birthdays for Martin Scorsese, Lorne Michaels, Tom Seaver

ON THIS DAY IN 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Admits 3 Murders; Won’t Give His Name.” … Full Article

November 13, birthdays for Jimmy Kimmel, Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Butler

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 317th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1922, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Persistent Wooer of Nurse is Held.” … Full Article

November 6, birthdays for Ethan Hawke, Emma Stone, Sally Field

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 310th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1952, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Freak Collision on Canarsie BMT Leaves 46 Hurt.” … Full Article

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

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