From The Sun Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 1842JAN. 27: Mr. Ezekiel...

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January 26, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 1842

JAN. 27: Mr. Ezekiel Burke on Tuesday shot a large gray eagle at Rocky Point on Back River. He measured seven feet from tip to tip of the wings. He was shot on the wing with a ducking gun.

FEB. 1: Holliday Street Theatre -- This establishment will open to-morrow evening under the management of those successful and celebrated candidates for public favor in the theatrical world, Miss Clifton and Mr. Burton.

From The Sun Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 1892

JAN. 26: The Fifth Regiment Armory has seldom presented a more brilliant scene than that of last night, when so many of Baltimore's pretty girls and gallants in uniform and evening dress gathered in response to an invitation sent out by the commissioned officers of the Fourth Battalion.

JAN. 28: The Postmaster-General after the cabinet meeting today suggested to the President that the Havre de Grace postoffice case and other pending postoffice appointments be considered and disposed of.

From The Sun Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 1942

JAN. 26: Frederick -- Alarmed at the growing rate which war industries, chiefly in Baltimore and Hagerstown, are siphoning away its active laboring population, this town is preparing to take broad and abnormal steps to preserve its status as Maryland's fourth city.

JAN. 27: Sabu, the 17-year-old elephant boy from Mysore, India, who made his reputation in Hollywood, is in town promoting the sale of defense stamps among school children.

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