150 years ago in The SunMay 1: GREEN TURTLE SOUP -- The...


May 01, 1999|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun

May 1: GREEN TURTLE SOUP -- The proprietor of the Carroll House, No. 3 North Calvert Street, has procured a fine green turtle, which he will serve up this Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock. Families can be supplied with soup.

100 years ago in The Sun

May 2: The "First of May" road race, which George L. Billups, proprietor of the Pimlico Hotel, had arranged as a fitting celebration for horsemen on Dewey Day, took place yesterday on Park Heights Avenue, or Pimlico Road. The course was from Seven-Mile Lane to a line opposite the Pimlico Hotel, the distance being nearly two miles.

50 years ago in The Sun

May 3, 1949 -- Price Day, globe girdling correspondent of The Baltimore Sun, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished reporting in the field of international affairs. The selection by the trustees of Columbia University, who makes the annual Pulitzer awards in journalism and letters, was based on a series of articles reporting the first year of India's independence, a series entitled "Experiment in Freedom."

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