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This Day in History – January 12, 1961

This Day in History – January 12, 1961

This Day In History,  January 12, 1961 –  The Stutsman County Record discontinues publication. *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   In  1961 the last newspaper went to press. The Stutsman County Record after...

 

This Day in History – December 30, 1883

This Day in History – December 30, 1883

This Day In History, December 30, 1883 – Northwestern Hotel, McGinnis Block, and Dakota House Hotel fall victim to disastrous early morning fire.   *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   The picture to the left...

 

This Day in History – December 15, 1915

This Day in History – December 15, 1915

This Day In History, December 15, 1915 – Movies come to the Opera House in Jamestown *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   Movies come to Jamestown. Dorothy Gish in “Old Heidelberg”  and Roscoe...

 

This Day In History: Dec 9, 2005 Orlady Fire Video

This Day In History: Dec 9, 2005 Orlady Fire Video

Jamestown (CSi) – This Day In History: Fourteen years ago, on December 9, 2005, fire destroyed the Orlady Building in downtown Jamestown, ND.  The Replay Channel videographers Thomas Ravely and Roy Sheppard recorded images from early...

 

This Day in History – December 7, 1941

This Day in History – December 7, 1941

This Day In History, December 7, 1941 – Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, Hawaii *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   Japanese Planes attack Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  President Roosevelt calls “December 7, 1941...

 

This Day in History – December 4, 1947

This Day in History – December 4, 1947

This Day In History, December 4, 1947 – James River Dam is to be built *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   Plans were underway for Army to build the James River Dam in 1952. Twelve million dollars is the estimated...

 

This Day In History – November 27, 1872

This Day In History – November 27, 1872

This Day In History, Nov 27, 1872 – Camp Sykes is established over the town of Jamestown. *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History  &  Frohne’s Historic Military.*** Camp Sykes established by Joseph S. Stanfford...

 

This Day In History – Nov 22, 1963

This Day In History – Nov 22, 1963

(AP)  On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas; Texas Gov. John B. Connally, in the same car as Kennedy, was seriously wounded; a suspect, Lee Harvey...

 

This Day in History – November 19, 1910

This Day in History – November 19, 1910

This Day In History, November 19, 1910 – Alfred E. Dickey Jr. dies on this date. *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   Alfred E. Dickey Jr.  dies. He leaves $35,000 for the erection of a new library building....

 

This Day in History – November 15, 1871

This Day in History – November 15, 1871

This Day In History, November 15, 1871 – James S Collins & J.B.Colby, First Settlers in the Jamestown area. *** from the 125th Anniversary Calendar of Jamestown History ***   First white settlers arrive at the James River crossing....

 
 
 
 

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