From The Sun July 2-8, 1845* July 5: It was indeed a...

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July 02, 1995|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun July 2-8, 1845

* July 5: It was indeed a glorious Fourth of July! What a lovely morning greeted the anxious gaze of tens of thousands in our own fair city.

* July 8: Yesterday afternoon two women wearing sun bonnets visited the store of Mr. David E. Smith, North Gay Street. After they were gone three items were missing, which it is supposed were taken by them.

From The Sun July 2-8, 1895

* July 3: Denton, Md., July 2 -- Tonight at 11 o'clock Marshall E. Price, the condemned murderer of Sallie Dean, was taken from the Denton jail by a number of masked men and hanged to a tree.

* July 6: Chicago, July 5 -- Mrs. Catherine O'Leary died yesterday afternoon. She was the owner of the cow which, in a barn in the rear of 137 De Koven Street, on the night of October 9, 1871, kicked over a lamp and started a fire which cost Chicago $190,000,000.

From The Sun July 2-8, 1945

* July 5: More than 45,000 men, women and children gathered at the Stadium last night to witness the annual Independence Day celebration staged by the Greater Northeast Baltimore Association.

* July 8: Baltimoreans will lose the use of three Pullman sleepers which had been made up here for years -- for overnight trips to New York and Pittsburgh -- but that doesn't mean that there'll be no Pullman travel whatsoever from the city.

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