September 24, 2013

Baltimore Sun headline - 1963

Police Find Decapitated Woman’s Body

Jeez, this is gruesome. Here’s a crazy article that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun from May 27th, 1963. Police early yesterday found the decapitated body of a woman stuffed in a trunk in an apartment in the 400...

Baltimore Sun advertisement 1850

Ad for Steamship to Panama and on to California (1850)

Below is an interesting advertisement that we dug up in the Baltimore Sun, printed on Tuesday, October 8th, 1850. The ad is for the steamship Cherokee, commanded by Henry Windle, departing in a few days for Chagres, Panama. Before the...

Cal Ripken Jr. high school photo - 1978

O’s No. 2 Draft Pick, Ripken, Fans 17 in 1978 Championship

Here’s a really cool article from the days before Cal Ripken Jr. as an Oriole. This article was printed on June 8th, 1978 Largo–Just one day after being chosen in major league baseball’s free-agent draft, Aberdeen’s Cal Ripken, Jr., displayed...