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THE MYSTERY AIRSHIP LOG - 1871 through 1895
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THE MYSTERY AIRSHIP LOG

1871 - 1895


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DATE, PERIODICAL AND HEADLINE

  December 12, 1871 Stillwater (MN) Gazette    
  1872 London Low, Marston, Low & Searle The Great Lone Land    
  June 24, 1873 Fort Scott (KS) Monitor Signs and wonders. A Serpent in the Clouds.    
  June 27, 1873 Fort Scott (KS) Monitor Singular Phenomenon. / The Sun Encircled by a Serpent    
  July 6, 1873 New York (NY) Times General Notes    
  July 7, 1873 New York (NY) Times General Notes    
  1874 Proc. Calif. Academy Sci. Curious Electrical Light Observed during the Storm of September 30th    
  May 16, 1874 La Nature Thursday night at 22:30 in the vicinity of Marseilles…    
  1877 Annual Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science Report on observations of luminous meteors during the year 1876-77.    
  1877 L`Annee Scientifique Ball Lightning observed at Vence, in Provence.    
  1877 Scientific American Stationary Meteors    
  May 24, 1877 New York (NY) Daily Graphic A Kentucky astronomer announces hat he has discovered the Star of Bethlehem…    
  May 31, 1877 New York (NY) Daily Graphic It turns out that Joe Mulhatten is responsible…    
  October 5, 1877 London (England) The Times MYSTERIOUS LIGHTS.  
  1878 Nature Stellar Objects Seen during the Eclipse of 1869    
  January 25, 1878 Denison (TX) Daily News    
  March 16, 1878 Hastings (MN) Gazette    
  July 8, 1878 New York (NY) Times WHAT A WEST VIRGINIA FARMER SAW.  
  August 7, 1878 Atchison (KS) Globe    
  August 8, 1878 New York (NY) Times    
  September 2, 1878 New York (NY) Times SINGULAR PHENOMENON. / AN IMMENSE SHOWER OF SMALL FISH FALLING FROM A CLOUDLESS SKY IN BUTTE COUNTY, CAL.  
  April 17, 1879 New York (NY) Daily Tribune A CURIOUS PHENOMENON. / To the Editor of the Tribune.    
  April 26, 1879 New York (NY) Daily Tribune An old hoax recalled [Boyleston meteor hoax]    
  April 26, 1879 New York (NY) Daily Tribune WAS IT A NEBULA? / To the Editor of The Tribune.    
  April 26, 1879 New York (NY) Tribune    
  June 21, 1879 Scientific American Supplement The curious astronomical phenomenon.    
  1880 Scientific American A Curious Phenomenon    
  March 27, 1880 Santa Fe (NM) Daily New Mexican    
  March 28, 1880 Santa Fe (NM) Daily New Mexican    
  March 29, 1880 Santa Fe (NM) Weekly New Mexican GALISTEO'S APPARITION. / Mysterious Aerial Phenomenon Appears at the Junction. / Balloon Becomes Mysteriously Visible Overhead, and After a Short Stay Departs for the East. From Asia Probably.    
  April 5, 1880 Santa Fe (NM) Weekly New Mexican Solved at Last. / The Explanation of the Balloon Mystery Which Has Been Perplexing Galisteo. / The Aerial Monster, The First of a Regular Line of Air-Ships from China to America. / Special to the New Mexican.    
  July 29, 1880 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal More Monkeying / Between the Talented Reporters and That Well-Preserved Old Dame, Madame Rumor. / A Flying Machine Which Two Louisvillians Saw Passing Over the City. / ... / With other Edifying Morsels of News.    
  August 6, 1880 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal The Flying Machine. / Another Witness of Reliability to the Courier-Journal's Aerial Navigator Who has Solved the Problem.    
  August 13, 1880 St. Louis (MO) Republican Missouri Items.    
  September 3, 1880 New York (NY) Daily Graphic That flying man in Brooklyn is a fraud…    
  September 3, 1880 New York (NY) World SOMEBODY FLYING AROUND. / A Buglike Apparition in the Air at Gravesend and a Humbug at the Brooklyn City Hall.    
  September 6, 1880 New York (NY) The Evening Post Wonders of a Georgia Meteor.    
  September 12, 1880 New York (NY) Times AN AERIAL MYSTERY  
  September 17, 1880 New York (NY) World FLOTSAM AND JETSAM.    
  December 13, 1880 New York (NY) Times ANOTHER REMARKABLE METEOR. / From the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer.    
  December 13, 1880 New York (NY) Times    
  February 22, 1881 Raleigh (NC) Times    
  February 23, 1881 Raleigh (NC) Times Another strange noise was heard in the elements yesterday…    
  December 1, 1881 Lamoni (IA) Saints Herald    
  December 14, 1881 Manchester (England) Guardian THE MISSING BALLOON.    
  December 15, 1881 London (England) The Times The Lost Balloon.    
  December 15, 1881 Manchester (England) Guardian THE MISSING BALLOON.    
  December 16, 1881 London (England) The Times The Missing Balloon.    
  December 16, 1881 Manchester (England) Guardian NEWS OF THE MISSING BALLOON    
  December 17, 1881 London (England) The Times The Lost Balloon.    
  December 19, 1881 London (England) The Times THE LOST BALLOON.    
  December 19, 1881 Manchester (England) Guardian THE LOST BALLOON.    
  December 20, 1881 London (England) The Times Reports from Madrid indicate...    
  December 22, 1881 London (England) The Times [editorial]    
  December 26, 1881 London (England) The Times The Missing Balloon.    
  December 27, 1881 London (England) The Times THE MISSING BALOON. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.    
  1882 Scientific American A Supposed Meteor    
  November 20, 1882 London (England) The Times Meteor.    
  1883 Observatory The auroral beam of 1882, November 17.    
  1883 Observatory Discovery of Comet 1883c    
  1883 Observatory Swift's New Comet    
  October 6, 1883 Decatur (IL) Daily Republican    
  December 29, 1883 Cleveland (OH) Herald A MYSTERIOUS VISITANT. / A Strange Object Observed in the Heavens at Newcomerstown.    
  1884 (Illustrated) Science Monthly A Great Meteor.    
  1884 Illus. Sci. Monthly A Great Meteor    
  January 19, 1884 Scientific American A remarkable phenomenon seen in Porto Rico.    
  February 16, 1884 Scientific American A remarkable phenomenon seen at Sulpur Springs, Ohio.    
  1885 Comptes Rendus Meteorology -- On a meteor observed at Saigon…    
  August 10, 1885 New York (NY) Times BALLOONING IN A STORM. / RIDING IN A THUNDER SHOWER 6,200 FEET IN THE AIR.  
  September 8, 1885 Hamilton (Bermuda) Royal Gazette A balloon passed Bermuda.    
  September 8, 1885 Hamilton (Bermuda) Royal Gazette A Balloon Passed Bermuda.    
  September 29, 1885 London (England) The Times A LOST BALLOON. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  October 1, 1885 London (England) The Times A LOST BALLOON. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  December 3, 1885 Nature A stray balloon.    
  1886 Comptes Rendus (From a report by M.Tracul)    
  March 2, 1886 New York (NY) Herald    
  December 18, 1886 Nature Between 8 and 9 o'clock on November 3 a remarkable phenomenon was observed at Hamar, in Norway…    
  December 18, 1886 Scientific American Curious Phenomenon in Venezuela. / To the Editor of the Scientific American    
  January, 1887 Charlotte (NC) Monthly Weather Review Meteors.    
  May 27, 1887 New York (NY) Sun THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM SAID TO HAVE REAPPEARED. / From the Cincinnati Enquirer.    
  May 28, 1887 New York (NY) Daily Tribune DOUBTS ABOUT THAT STAR OF BETHLEHEM. / From the Boston Herald.    
  May 29, 1887 New York (NY) Sun A Queer Little Cloudburst. / From the Galveston News.    
  June 23, 1887 New York (NY) Sun Venus in her Glory.    
  July 7, 1887 London (England) The Times    
  1888 L'Astronomie La foudre globulaire.    
  May 19, 1888 Halifax (NS) Herald    
  May 23, 1888 New York (NY) Times A Strange Phenomenon.    
  May 23, 1888 New York (NY) Times A DOWN-EAST FARMER ASTONISHED.    
  May 30, 1888 New York (NY) Times A FLYING SERPENT.  
  1889 L`Annee Scientifique BALL LIGHTNING AT SAINT PETERSBURG.    
  October 12, 1889 San Francisco (CA) Daily Examiner STARTLED BY A STRANGE LIGHT. / People Alarmed About a Supposed Supernatural Manifestation.    
  November 3, 1889 San Francisco (CA) Daily Examiner THE PHANTOM VESSEL. / A Regular "Flying Dutchman" Seen on the Colorado Desert. / ALWAYS FORETELLS A SAND STORM. / Romantic Account of Prospectors Who Have Sighted the Ghostly Craft and Her Shadowy Crew -- Did the Ocean Once Flow Where the Desert Is Now? -- Probable Explanation of the Strange Sight.    
  1890 American Meteorological Journal On globular lightning.    
  1890 Concord (NH) Republican Press Association Life and Times in Hopkinton, N.H.    
  January 22, 1890 Stillwater (MN) Gazette    
  August 21, 1890 Nature In a paper printed in the new number of the Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute…    
  November 24, 1890 London (England) The Times A new comet.    
  September 5, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal A STRANGE PHENOMENON. / A Horrible Apparition Hovers Over the City at an Early Hour this Morning.    
  September 6, 1891 Indianapolis (IN) Journal Was It a Case of "Jag"? / Singular Phenomenon Reported as Having Been Seen by Two Men Early in the Morning.    
  September 7, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal MR. SWITZER SAW THE SPOOK. / He Beholds the Midnight Wraith Whch Alarms Mr. Martin's Ice Man.    
  September 7, 1891 Indianapolis (IN) Journal Squirmed Like a Serpent. / Crawfordsville's Nameless Aerial Specter also Seen by a Minister and Wife. / Seemingly Headless and Propelled by Fire, It Swam Its Irregular Way Through the Air, and Filled Its Beholders with Awe.    
  September 8, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal The Spook Explained.    
  September 9, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal It Was Not New Wine.    
  September 9, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal Famous.    
  September 9, 1891 Indianapolis (IN) Journal Crawfordsville's Aerial Spook. / Turns Out to Have Been a Flight of Frightened Killdeers -- Joke on the Minister.    
  September 10, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal Danville Has a Spook.    
  September 11, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Daily Journal Asking About the Spook.    
  September 12, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Weekly Review White Wings.    
  September 19, 1891 Crawfordsville (IN) Weekly Review Switzer Nightmare.    
  November 26, 1891 Nature A rare phenomenon.    
  January 18, 1892 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch NEWS BY MIRAGE. / Mulhatton Now Located in the North Bizzard Zone.    
  March 4, 1892 English Mechanic and World of Science [Letters to the Editor.]    
  March 26, 1892 Manchester (England) Guardian Foreign Telegrams. / Espionage by Balloon. / Extraordinary Military Activity in Poland.    
  March 26, 1892 New York (NY) Times BALLOONS AS GERMAN SPIES. / A Fishy Story That Comes From Russian Sources.  
  March 26, 1892 New York (NY) Tribune    
  March 26, 1892 Vienna (Austria) Neue Frie Press The Synod (council) demanded...    
  March 28, 1892 Frankfurter (Germany) Zeitung Russia.    
  March 28, 1892 Vienna (Austria) Neue Frie Press Last night in Russian Poland...    
  March 31, 1892 Manchester (England) Guardian Foreign Telegrams. / Russia. / The German Military Balloons.    
  March 31, 1892 New York (NY) Tribune German Army Balloons in Active Use. / Hovering Over the Forts in Russian Poland with Search Lights at Night.    
  May 18, 1892 Vienna (Austria) Neue Frie Press At Dombrovo in Congress-Poland...    
  June 10, 1892 English Mechanic and World of Science Scientific News.    
  September 10, 1892 Brooklyn (NY) Eagle    
  July 3, 1893 Tacoma (WA) Daily Ledger AN ELECTRIC MONSTER / Flashes of Light and Terrible Sounds Emitted by One in the Bay. / W.L. McDonald Struck Senseless in Attempting to Rescue a Shocked Comrade. / Nearly 150 Feet Long and Covered with Coarse Hair -- A Fishing Party's Trip Cut Short.    
  December 31, 1893 Charleston (SC) News & Courier    
  September 29, 1894 La Nature Bolides and meteorites fallen in Greece in 1894.    
  1895 Popular Astronomy Meteors Observed During a Total Eclipse of the Sun    
  1895 Popular Astronomy Meteors Seen During a Total Eclipse    
  September 4, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC (?) APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  September 6, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  September 6, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  September 6, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.  
  September 7, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.    
  September 10, 1895 London (England) The Times REMARKABLE METEORIC APPEARANCE. / TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES.    
  November 16, 1895 Blackfoot (ID) News IT EXCITES INTEREST. / THE SUCCESSFUL TRIP OF THE BICYCLE FLYING MACHINE. / How a New York World Reporter Easily and Safely Guided the Ship - The Sensation of Being High Up in the Air.    






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