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Photos of Ansonia vs. Derby 1889 Baseball Rematch Game

Photos of Ansonia vs. Derby 1889 Baseball Rematch Game. Photos by Melanie Stengel mstengel@nhregister.com twitter@nhrmstengel


PHOTOS: WWI Centennial, July 28, 2014

A hundred years ago, on July 18th, 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, marking the the start of the First World War.


Photos from Elihu Yale’s collection

Photos of Elihu Yale Merchant, Collector & Patron


Photos of popular products invented in New Haven

Photos of New Haven’s inventions


PHOTOS: Apollo 11 mission and the first human moonwalk, 45 years later

Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. and Neil Armstrong were the first men to walk on the lunar surface. The trio was launched to the moon by a Saturn V launch vehicle at 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969. They departed the moon July 21, 1969. For the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Aldrin [...]


PHOTOS: Nadine Gordimer, Nobel laureate and anti-apartheid activist, dies at 90

Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid’s dehumanization of blacks, she was also a determined political activist in the struggle to end white minority rule in her country. Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 [...]


Photos: 70th anniversary of circus fire in Hartford

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus fire in Hartford happened on July 6, 1944. More than 120 people died in the fire.


PHOTOS: Louis Zamperini, Olympian, WWII hero, dies at 97

Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97. In May, Zamperini was chosen to be the 2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal.


Photos of America’s 11 most endangered historic places

Photos of America’s 11 most endangered historic places


PHOTOS: Assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 100 years later

Centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Serbian Gavrilo Princip, an event that propelled Europe into World War I.


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PHOTOS: Robert Downey Jr. tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid actors

For the second year in a row, “Iron Man” Robert Downey Jr. tops the Forbes annual list of highest earni


Photos of the West Haven Buckle Co. Building Before Being Demolished

Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register July 22, 2014 West Haven The West Haven Buckle Company building on Washington Av


PHOTOS: Tour de France, Stage 16 – July 22, 2014

Australia's Michael Rogers won the 237.5 km sixteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race