From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1841April...

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1841

April 2: The dwelling house of the Misses Shears, or Shires, on Federal Hill was entered on Sunday morning last, while the family were at church and robbed of between sixty and seventy dollars in money.


April 6: The national flag floated from the Washington Monument and all our public buildings during the day yesterday, at half-mast, as a token of respect to the deceased President. The shipping in port also had their flags at half-mast.

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1891


March 31: Baltimore County -- Snow fell so thickly in the upper districts of the county that persons when driving to church Sunday were obliged in many instances to leave the traveled road and go through the fields in order to avoid the snow drifts.

April 2: The Eastern Schuetzen Park, on the Belair Road, has been sold by the directors of the Baltimore Schuetzen Society, and will soon be divided into building lots.

From The Sun March 31-April 6, 1941

April 1: Annapolis -- Fighting broke out in the House of Delegates and a Sunpapers photographer was attacked as ragged-nerved House members were drifting toward Sine Die adjournment.

April 6: Elkton -- While a bill designed to curb court-waiver wedlock still awaited the signature of Governor O'Conor before becoming effective, this town's marriage mill continued to grind out swift marriages at an undiminished pace.