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April 10, 1999|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

April 11, 1849 -- There are a large number of persons in New York City who started for California via the Isthmus; but having reached Panama, and finding no conveyance to San Francisco, and no prospect of getting up while their funds lasted, they turned their faces homeward. The Herald says that these disappointed gold hunters number about seventy. 100 years ago in The Sun

April 12, 1899 -- At the stockholders' meeting of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company yesterday formal action was taken to return to the corporation the property which has been in the hands of the court under the receivership since February 28, 1896. 50 years ago in The Sun

April 13, 1949 -- Fort Worth, Texas, April 12 (AP) -- Joe DiMaggio, $100,000-a-year star of the New York Yankees, left for Baltimore by air today to have his injured right heel treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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