What Happened in Dec 1876

  • Brooklyn Theater Fire

    Miss Kate Claxton reclined on a pallet of straw as she played the part of Louise, the blind girl in the popular melodrama of the times, “The Two... Read more

  • Ashtabula River Railroad Disaster

    The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway Train No. 5, The Pacific Express, left a snowy Erie, Pennsylvania, on the afternoon of December 29,... Read more