From The Sun April 30-May 6, 1845* May 2: Morse's...


April 30, 1995|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun April 30-May 6, 1845

* May 2: Morse's Telegraph Across the Atlantic -- A plan for establishing a magnetic telegraph between Europe and America gravely proposed.

* May 5: There were ripe strawberries and cucumbers for sale in Centre Market on Saturday. As usual, on their first appearance, a pretty good price was asked for them.

From The Sun April 30-May 6, 1895

* May 3: Residents and business men along Howard Street are very generally of the opinion that the opening of the Belt tunnel for regular traffic does not annoy them either by day or night.

* May 4: The number of students this year at the Johns Hopkins University is larger than it has ever been.

* May 6: St. Peter's Lutheran Church, at the corner of Fayette and East streets, will be torn down this week to make room for a new building.

From The Sun April 30-May 6, 1945

* May 1: Special services will be held at the Cathedral at 5:15 p.m. on the day "when victory in Europe is officially proclaimed," the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. Nelligan, rector of the Cathedral, announced.

* May 2: LONDON, May 1 (AP) -- The Nazi radio at Hamburg said tonight that Adolf Hitler had died this afternoon at his command post in Berlin and had been succeeded by Admiral Karl Doenitz.

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