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140 Years Ago The Great Balloon sponsored by the New York Daily Graphic: A great crowd visited to witness the departure of the big balloon from New York to Europe. The balloon was inflated with gas. When it was almost filled, it ripped half way round with a great tearing. The volume of gas escaped and nearly suffocated those who stood on the inside ... The crowd watching made a rush over the rope in order to tear up the canvas into small pieces for mementoes ... 130 Years Ago Sarah Winnemucca: She is attempting to secure land grants for …

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