Headlines Tagged with History — 4,589 headlines found
British police investigating the Bradford City fire, which killed 56 football fans, say an Australian man admitted dropping the cigarette thought to have started the blaze, according to a BBC documentary.
May 12, 2015 AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 12, 2015 14:02
[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
During the first decades of the 20th century, lung cancer was rare; however, as cigarette smoking became increasingly popular, first among men and later among women, the incidence of lung cancer became epidemic (Figure 1). In 1930, the lung cancer death r
Nov 4, 1999 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 7, 2015 08:18
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