Discovery of Jamaica May 1494


Christopher Columbus discovered Jamaica on May 5, 1494. The ascendant of 06 Cancer for this 9 am find is a "dark archway with ten logs" highlighting what would become a history of great potential undermined by bondage and fear. Venus opposes Neptune, out of quadrature no less, highlighting the beauty of the Caribbean island ,…

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1st Natl Woman Suffrage Convention


Seneca Falls was established as the first convention in the 1890s by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, neither of whom had attended, but the true  first event used to anchor the movement was on October 23, 1850 in Worcester, Massachusetts.¹  The Seneca Falls dates of July 18-19th 1848,   was adopted to  acknowledge…

Cave-in, Larksville PA 1922


The history of the event We have highlighted another cave-in around the Northeastern Pennsylvania area that was a large mining district because of its hard firing, cleaning-burning coal:  the best coal ever discovered throughout the world.  This one, in 1922 in nearby Larksville, destroyed a high school on August 24, 1922.  There are no casualties…

#292 Vernon California, Boxing & Jack Doyle


The city of Vernon is best known today for its meatpacking plants and slaughterhouses, but nearly a century ago vied with Madison Square Garden for the title of "Boxing Capital of the World." In his Vernon Arena, promoter Jack Doyle staged 20-round world championship fights and, between bouts, allowed the sporting set to refresh itself…