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March 29, 1998|By Fred Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

April 1: Tippett's Centrifugal Steam Washing Machine -- The inventor of this ingenious piece of machinery yesterday drew up his carriage in front of our office and after getting the steam up commenced exhibiting the work of the apparatus to quite a large concourse of citizens. It looked as if clean clothes could be ground out of it with considerable rapidity.

100 years ago in The Sun

April 1: The rumor was spread yesterday that the committee having the selection in charge had decided upon the lot at the corner of Charles Street and Mount Royal Avenue on one side and Maryland Avenue and Oliver Street on the other as a site for the new armory for the Fifth Regiment.

50 years ago in The Sun

March 30: CITY'S CLAIMS UPHELD -- Very few of the original timbers put into the frigate Constellation in 1797 remain in the present-day Constellation, but it is the same vessel which was built in Baltimore more than 150 years ago, the Navy Department said yesterday.

Pub Date: 3/29/98

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