150 years ago in The Sun June 21: Apoplexy -- Mr. George...

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June 19, 1999|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

150 years ago in The Sun June 21: Apoplexy -- Mr. George Sagester, the watchman at the Front Street Theatre, fell in a fit of apoplexy, on Tuesday evening, and is not expected to recover. Mr. S. is quite an old man, and was one of the defenders of Baltimore in 1814.

100 years ago in The Sun June 22: The heavy and general demand for cotton duck is keeping the mills of Baltimore and vicinity running to their utmost limit. Maryland is the great manufacturing centre of cotton duck, the output of its mills being much greater than the combined products of all the other mills in the United States.

50 years ago in The Sun June 23: Packs of "wild dogs" in the Northwood section of the city are to be eliminated by a Police Department marksman, with approval of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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