From The Sun June 16-22, 1846* June 16: Yesterday...


June 16, 1996|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun June 16-22, 1846

* June 16: Yesterday afternoon, Captain Peter W. Chaille, of the schooner Express, from Snowhill, Worcester County, suddenly died in this city.

* June 17: We were informed yesterday of the most extraordinary freak of nature we have ever had occasion to record, being the birth of a living child with the heart outside of the chest.

From The Sun June 16-22, 1896

* June 16: A contract was awarded yesterday by Gen. Manager Green, of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, to the Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia for twenty locomotives.

* June 19: The third of a series of bicycle teas was given yesterday afternoon on the grounds of the Baltimore Cricket Club, at Mount Washington.

* June 22: The longest day of the year was yesterday and it seemed the hottest day of the year. Yesterday was also the first day of summer.

From The Sun June 16-22, 1946

* June 18: Eight murders, 40 holdups and 109 burglaries were reported in the city during May.

* June 19: Four hundred and eighty-four barbershop owners last night voted to increase the price of a haircut to 85 cents and the price of shaves to 50 cents.

* June 20: New York, June 19 -- Joe Louis retained his world heavyweight boxing championship tonight by knocking out Bill Conn, Pittsburgh glamor boy, in the eighth round.

Pub Date: 6/16/96

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