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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

Feb. 9, birthdays for Shakira, Mia Farrow, Terry McAuliffe

ON THIS DAY in 1912, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Clew in the Eagle Leads to Arrest of Chauffeur for Hawthorne Killing.” … Full Article

Feb. 5, birthdays for Hank Aaron, Cristiano Ronaldo, Carlos Tevez

ON THIS DAY in 1904, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Ran Away to Seek Mamma, But Nurse Got Loughton.” The article focused on a custody battle.  … Full Article

Jan. 29, birthdays for Oprah Winfrey, Adam Lambert, Tom Selleck

ON THIS DAY in 1909, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Tale of Many Forgeries Told Without a Blush.” The article focused on a “lively” forgery trial.  … Full Article

Jan. 28, birthdays for Rick Ross, Nicholas Sarkozy, Alan Alda

ON THIS DAY in 1908, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Dr. Nelson Sizer Dead From Opium Poisoning.” The article focused on a coroner’s results from an investigation into a doctor’s death. … Full Article

Jan 27, birthdays for John Roberts, Bridget Fonda, Alan Cumming

ON THIS DAY in 1911, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Millionaire Arnold Asked to Pay $5,000 for Missing Daughter.” The article focused on a “rich perfumery man” receiving a letter demanding ransom for in exchange for returning his … Full Article

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