Headlines Tagged with History — 4,651 headlines found
[UK] Bradford City stadium fire: Police identify man who 'dropped the cigarette that started the fire'
Police investigating the deadly Bradford City fire identified the man who accidentally started the blaze which killed 56 football fans after he dropped a cigarette 30 years ago – but did not release his name until now. Officers discovered that Australia
May 12, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added May 12, 2015 14:02
died aged 87, was a director of Littlewoods who forged a career in football administration...In 2005 Goodison Park took steps to become Britain’s first smoke-free football stadium, banning cigarettes from the ground’s restaurants, bars and stands.
May 11, 2015 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 11, 2015 10:43
The German mark was replaced with cigarettes and soap as barter items. The average pack of cigarettes passed through seven people before the cigarettes were smoked.
May 8, 2015 Nevada Appeal
added May 8, 2015 11:06
By the mid-1940s, Tindley’s words and the now-familiar melody had merged. In 1945, the resulting song, known as “We Will Overcome,” was taken to the picket lines by striking tobacco workers in Charleston, S.C., who sang: “We will overcome,/And we will win
May 8, 2015 New York Times
added May 8, 2015 10:47
FAA expects that the occasional nicotine craving passenger will break the law – fines and potential criminal charges be damned – so there should be a place for them to safely extinguish... In 1973, a passenger on a Varig airlines flight dropped a still-bu
May 4, 2015 WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added May 4, 2015 17:42
During its halcyon cigar days, Ybor City, named after its founder, a cigar manufacturer, brimmed with radical ideas and people. Strikes were common, mutual aid societies were abundant, women worked alongside men, blacks worked alongside Hispanics and whit
May 3, 2015 New York Times
added May 4, 2015 07:33
First-ever copy of Playboy magazine featuring Marilyn Monroe naked set to fetch over $2,700 at auction
Dated from December 1953, it is the first appearance of the 'Playboy Bunny', decked out in a smoking jacket with a pipe in his mouth.
May 1, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2015 06:54
On May 8, the Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission will unveil a historic marker highlighting the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. labor strikes in the 1940s. After the 6 p.m. ceremony, there will be a tour of the Plant 64 complex, a former tobacco facto
May 1, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2015 06:47
helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Apr 30, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
Dickie Scruggs: A 2nd chance / MISSISSIPPI'S FAMED TRIAL LAWYER-TURNED-FELON GRANTS HIS FIRST POST-PRISON INTERVIEW.
Feted by Hollywood, reviled by the Wall Street Journal, Scruggs gained fame for taking down Big Tobacco and the asbestos industry before losing it all in a judicial bribery scheme.
Apr 27, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Apr 27, 2015 08:59