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  • 1666 - Newark founded

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex county, New Jersey, is situated on the right bank of the Passaic, about 4 miles from its...Read MORE...


  • News 1872 - Admitted to Public School
    The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 16, 1872

  • News 1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
    NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on Railroad place, in the rear of No. 90 River street,...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex co., N.J., on the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its entrance into Newark Bay, and 9...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
    Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

    Special to The Inquirer.
    NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed ...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.
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  • News 1900 - TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE. TEN PERSONS INJURED AT NEWARK, N.J., IN ACCIDENT.
    Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car collision, but at a late hour no fatalities had...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    City Hall
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  • News 1905 - FIVE WOMEN BADLY BURNED. TWO OF THEM MAY DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES.
    Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire which destroyed the hardware factory of M. Gould Sons...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)
    Postcard
  • News 1911 - Killed At Top Of A Pole. Newark Lineman’s Body Tumbles to Street In View of Hundreds.
    Floyd Sexton, 36 years old, a telegraph lineman of Newark, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon by contact with a live electric light wire on a...Read MORE...


  • Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.
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  • 1921 - October 1 - WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

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  • 1967 - Riot
    Riot in Newark, New Jersey kills 26 and causes $10 million in damage

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html



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Ballantine's Lager Beer Brewery, Newark, N.J.
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City Hall
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Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Bamberger Dry Goods House (1910)
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Newark, New Jersey, USA
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Hahne & Co., Newark's Store Beautiful, Broad, New and Halsey Sts., Newark, N.J.
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  • 1666 - Newark founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex county, New Jersey, is situated on the right bank of the Passaic, about 4 miles from its... Read MORE...

  • News  1872 - Admitted to Public School
    The Newark (N.J.) Board of Education has decided to admit colored children into public schools by a vote of 21 to 1. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 16, 1872
  • News  1875 - FIRE. Destructive Conflagration in Newark, N. J.
    NEWARK, N. J., July 25. - A fire yesterday afternoon destroyed the Excelsior Planing Mill, on Railroad place, in the rear of No. 90 River street,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Newark
    Newark, a city, port of entry, and seat of justice of Essex co., N.J., on the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its entrance into Newark Bay, and 9... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - TORPEDOES EXPLODE IN RAILROAD DEPOT. One Man Fatally Injured and Combination Car Blown to Pieces. SEVERAL OTHERS HURT.
    Box Containing Explosives Dropped by Baggage Handlers While Loading Car

    Special to The Inquirer.
    NEWARK, July 2. — A terrific explosion, followed ... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - TROLLEY CARS COLLIDE. TEN PERSONS INJURED AT NEWARK, N.J., IN ACCIDENT.
    Newark, N.J., March 20. - Ten passengers were severely injured last night in a rear end trolley car collision, but at a late hour no fatalities had... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - FIVE WOMEN BADLY BURNED. TWO OF THEM MAY DIE FROM THEIR INJURIES.
    Newark, N.J., Oct. 28. - Five women were badly burned, two of them probably fatally, in a fire which destroyed the hardware factory of M. Gould Sons... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Pop. in 1900, 265. Newark, a city, port of entry, and capital of Essex co., N.J., on the W. bank of the Passaic River, about 4 miles from its... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - Killed At Top Of A Pole. Newark Lineman’s Body Tumbles to Street In View of Hundreds.
    Floyd Sexton, 36 years old, a telegraph lineman of Newark, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon by contact with a live electric light wire on a... Read MORE...

  • 1921 - October 1 - WJZ, Newark NJ begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • 1967 - Riot
    Riot in Newark, New Jersey kills 26 and causes $10 million in damage

    www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/state-history-timeline/ new-jersey.html

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