100 years agoRear Admiral Francis M. Ramsey retired today...


April 13, 1997|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

100 years ago

Rear Admiral Francis M. Ramsey retired today as superintendent at the U.S. Naval Academy. He became prominent with the first real effort by a superintendent to stamp out hazing. -- The Sun, April 5, 1897.

Mrs. Augusta Gudie of Iglehart's Station gave birth to a baby boy yesterday on a train on the Baltimore and Annapolis Short Line Railroad while on the way to a hospital. -- The Sun, April 6, 1897.

Congressman Shattuc of Ohio has nominated a colored boy from Cincinnati to the Naval Academy over disapproval from the academy and many students. -- The Sun, April 15, 1897.

A red letter day for St. John's as in the forenoon its baseball team defeated Galludet, 27-11, and in the afternoon its track relay team defeated Maryland, Hopkins and Columbia University. The Sun, April 26, 1897.

Thomas Edison's latest and most wonderful inventions, the Cineograph and the Phonograph, were presented in a two-hour program in Annapolis to a large and enthusiastic audience. -- The Sun, April 27, 1897.

Pub Date: 4/13/97

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