History

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

October 14, birthdays for Usher, Ralph Lauren, Roger Moore

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 287th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1913, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Censoring the Movies.” … Full Article

October 9, birthdays for David Cameron, Steve McQueen, Tony Shaloub

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 282nd day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1936, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Divine Angels Win Earthly Plea to Vote Under Heavenly Names.” … Full Article

October 8, birthdays for Matt Damon, Bruno Mars, Chevy Chase

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 281st day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1915, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Women Unfit to Run Cars?” … Full Article

October 7, birthdays for Vladimir Putin, Simon Cowell, John Mellencamp

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 280th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Burglar Was a Tomcat.” … Full Article

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