From The Sun May 16-22, 1843May 17: Towards evening...

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May 16, 1993|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun May 16-22, 1843

May 17: Towards evening yesterday, a rumor was prevalent about town to the effect that a man named McDermott, living on the York Road, on the preceding evening, killed his wife by a blow with a chair.

May 19: M. La Baume ascertained that washing the teeth with vinegar and a brush will in a few days remove the tartar, thus obviating the necessity for filing or scraping them which so often injures the enamel.

From The Sun May 16-22, 1893

May 16: At about a quarter before three o'clock Sunday morning there was a terrific explosion of dynamite at Texas, Northern Central Railroad, causing intense excitement and arousing households within a radius of ten miles.

May 18: Moses Campher, aged about twenty-seven years, created a sensation yesterday by removing his clothing and standing nude in the middle of Druid Hill Avenue near Eutaw Street.

From The Sun May 16-22, 1943

May 18: Baltimore will have a new Mayor after noon today when Theodore McKeldin takes the oath of office at ceremonies in the War Memorial Plaza and Mayor Jackson will retire to private life.

May 20: Paul Robeson, concert singer, will be one of the guests of honor at the launching of the Liberty Ship Frederick Douglass, named after the famous Negro abolitionist, who became a Baltimore shipyard worker, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard.

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