100 Years Ago* Navy defeated Army in football by a score...


November 28, 1993

100 Years Ago

* Navy defeated Army in football by a score of 6-4 in the fourth game played between the academies. Navy has won three. Navy's line averaged 166 pounds and and its backs 152. Special trains and the steamer Emma Giles out of Baltimore brought hundreds of the several thousand spectators to the game. -- The Sun, Dec. 4, 1893.

* The quarterly meeting of the Anne Arundel Teachers Association was held in Annapolis today with Wm. H. Pervail elected incoming president. The colored teachers will hold their meeting tomorrow. -- The Sun, Dec. 9, 1893.

* The velocity of a wild duck was shown when one flew against the large pane of glass in the lantern at Thomas Point Lighthouse with such force as to smash the glass which measured five feet square and a quarter of an inch thick. The lens was also damaged. -- The Sun, Dec. 30, 1893.

Compiled by Robert M. Pennington of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

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