Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - View of Hotel Dennis and Blenheim, Atlantic City, N.J.
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

View of Hotel Dennis and Blenheim, Atlantic City, N.J.
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Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - View of Boardwalk and Beach
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - Auditorium and Convention Hall, Atlantic City
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News  1870 - June 26, 1870: The first boardwalk in the world was completed at the resort town of Atlantic City, NJ

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
June 26, 1870
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News  1884 - A SHOCK OF EARTHQUAKE Felt Over a Large Region – A Vibratory Motion from Washington to Maine
...At Atlantic City water pitchers were overturned in the hotels, and in several instances furniture was thrown down and globes shaken form chandeliers. Dishes were rattled on tables, and much consternation was occasioned in a few of the hotels where the guests were assembled at their meals...
The Landmark
Statesville, North Carolina
August 15, 1884
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News  1893 - BIG FIRE IN ATLANTIC CITY. THE CITY HALL, OPERA HOUSE, AND OTHER PROPERTY BURNED.
Atlantic City, N. J., Aug. 17. - The business portion of Atlantic City narrowly escaped destruction by fire at an early hour today. The fire destroyed $75,000 worth of property. One life is supposed to have been lost. The fire started before daylight in the wooden Grand Opera House. All the fire...Read MORE...


News  1895 - While Two Hundred Were Injured Not One Was Killed. Accident At Atlantic City. A Miracle that There Was Not a Wholesale Slaughter.
Only One of the Injured in Danger of Death-A Rotten Wooden Pillar the Cause of the Catastrophe-Some Curious Incidents-The Collapse as Seen by an Eye Witness-Great Weight of the Crowd-List of the Injured-Some Baltimoreans Slightly Hurt-A Lucky Tally-Ho Party.

Atlantic City, July 11. - The gayety...Read MORE...



1898 - June 18 - 1st amusement pier opens in Atlantic City, NJ

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News  1902 - FIRE RAVAGES ATLANTIC CITY - A Dozen Hotels and Over a Score of Small Buildings Gone LOSS MAY EXCEED $1,000,000
Crowd Cut Off by Flames on Pier Rescued by Boats
Firemen and Engines Sent from Philadelphia and Camden — Troops and Police Guard Burned Area — Many Looters Arrested
Special to The New York Times.

ATLANTIC CITY, April 3 — Fire of unknown origin destroyed property estimated at more than...Read MORE...



1904 - June 6 - National Tuberculosis Association organized, Atlantic City, NJ

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1916
Atlantic City, a city and pleasure- and health-resort of Atlantic co., N.J., 60 miles SE. of Philadelphia and on the Atlantic Ocean, is on a narrow sandy island called Absecon Beach, extending from Great Egg Harbor Inlet on the SW. to Absecon Inlet on the NE. It is the SE. terminus of the West...Read MORE...


1919 - May 3 - America's 1st passenger flight (NY-Atlantic City)

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1921 - September 7 - In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.

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News  1924 - BEACH HOTEL BURNS. LOSS OF $1,500,000 AT ATLANTIC CITY - TWO PERISH.
Atlantic City, N. J., Nov. 18. - With a toll of two known dead, and four missing, fire which destroyed the Bothwell Hotel and its annex, formerly the Senator, last night and for a time threatened many fine residences was burning itself out today. It was believed that danger of the flames spreading...Read MORE...


News  1928 - Three Buildings Burned in Atlantic City Blaze
Atlantic City, N. J., Jan. 29. - (AP) - Unable to state definitely the total damage resulting from the boardwalk conflagration here early this morning, Battalion Chiefs Johnson and Mathis gave much credit to the new high-pressure fire mains recently installed on the wooden way, in their being able...Read MORE...


1944 - HURRICANE HITS NEW YORK AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS. HIGH WINDS LASH JERSEY, LONG ISLAND.
...In Atlantic City, N. J., the weather bureau reported wind velocity of 65 miles an hour. A report stated Atlantic City's famous Steel Pier was split in half by mountainous waves, the Heinz Pier had been washed away and parts of the million dollar pier have been destroyed...
The Troy Record
Troy, New York
September 15, 1944
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News  1946 - July 25 - At Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a comedy team.

www.wikipedia.org
July 25, 1946
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1978 - May 26 - 1st legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City

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America/USA  Rosey Abramowitz (14 February 1893, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA - , )
 


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