inthe00s
The Pop Culture Information Society...

These are the messages that have been posted on inthe00s over the past few years.

Check out the messageboard archive index for a complete list of topic areas.

This archive is periodically refreshed with the latest messages from the current messageboard.




Check for new replies or respond here...

Subject: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/24/16 at 1:16 am

September 24th 1841 – The Sultan of Brunei cedes Sarawak to the United Kingdom.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/13/17 at 12:25 am

January 13th 1842 – Dr. William Brydon, an assistant surgeon in the British East India Company Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 4,500 men and 12,000 camp followers when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/17/17 at 10:34 pm

March 17th 1842 – The Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is formed;

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/09/17 at 11:31 am

August 9th 1842 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/14/17 at 2:11 pm

August 14th 1842 – American Indian Wars: Second Seminole War ends, with the Seminoles forced from Florida to Oklahoma.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 08/16/17 at 1:45 am

August 16th 1842 - In New York City, the U.S. government took over operations of the City Despatch Post. This was the first congressionally authorized local postage delivery.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/13/17 at 12:32 am

September 13th 1842 - In the USA, Chris Lilly and Tom McCoy bare-fist fight for 119 rounds, when McCoy falls dead in the ring, after 2 hours 43 minutes. During the fight he had received 100 square blows, and was knocked down 81 times.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/13/18 at 10:56 am

November 13th 1843 - Mount Rainier in Washington State erupts.

Subject: Re: 175 Years Ago Thread

Written By: Philip Eno on 12/04/18 at 3:50 pm

December 4th 1843 - Manilla paper (made from sails, canvas and rope) is patented, in Massachusetts, USA.

Check for new replies or respond here...