From The Sun March 13-19, 1844March 13: As some gentlemen...

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March 13, 1994|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun March 13-19, 1844

March 13: As some gentlemen were riding yesterday in the vicinity of Belvidere Bridge, they observed three large bull dogs attack a cow, which was thrown down and almost torn to pieces by the ferocious beasts.

March 16: A number of the free colored people of the city have organized themselves into a Beneficial Society, which they call "The Brothers Immediate Society of Baltimore." We were told that the difference between this society and others, is, that immediately on the first day that a member becomes sick, he receives a benefit without waiting for a week to pass.

From The Sun March 13-19, 1894

March 13: The Maryland Historical Society celebrated its fiftieth birthday last night at its rooms. St. Paul and Saratoga streets. An address was delivered by Mr. J. Morrison Harris. Mr. Harris and Mr. S. Teackle Wallis, president of the society, are the only two living of the thirty original members.

March 16: Frederick Douglass, ex-United States minister to Hayti, lectured on Hayti last night at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church, Biddle Street and Linden Avenue.

From The Sun March 13-19, 1944

March 14: Boston University tonight used two-way short-wave radio to confer an honorary degree of doctor of humanities upon Miss Henrietta Szold, 63, Baltimore-born founder of Hadassah, women's Zionist organization of America.

March 15: Employment of Negro bus and trolley operators, as well as Negro telephone operators, was urged in a resolution adopted last night at a meeting in the City Hall Plaza.

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