From The Sun April 28-May 4, 1846* April 28: Some...

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April 28, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun April 28-May 4, 1846

* April 28: Some audacious thief entered the passage of a boarding house in Calvert Street, about 9 o'clock on Saturday night, and stole from a table therein some half dozen hats.

* May 1: The Western Cemetery -- This is a new and finely located "place for the dead," situated between the Frederick (Baltimore Street) and Franklin roads, about a mile from the city.

From The Sun April 27-May 4, 1896

* April 29: The final arrangements for the sale and transfer of the large tract of land in the Annex known as Peabody Heights were yesterday consummated at the law office of Winfield J. Taylor, counsel for the Peabody Heights Company.

* April 30: Atlantic City, N.J., April 29 -- The springtide of the year has brought to this, the greatest of all American seaside resorts, many Baltimoreans.

From The Sun April 28-May 4, 1946

* April 28: Stuart S. Janney Jr.'s Winton wrote another brilliant page in this history of Maryland racing yesterday by winning the fiftieth running of the Maryland Hunt Cup point-to-point before 25,000 fans in Worthington Valley.

* May 1: Twenty-two new busses, with all the newest gadgets, were waiting at the Washington Boulevard barns of the Baltimore Transit Company yesterday for the reopening of the Charles Street line.

* May 4: Jane Roche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Roche, 2700 Southern Avenue, was crowned "Queen of the Month of May," at May Day Festivities at the Girls' Latin School.

Pub Date: 4/28/96

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