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  • Lamar, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday May 8, 1884

    Harry S. Truman

    Birth

    Lamar, Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday May 8, 1884

    Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884.




  • Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
    Saturday Sep 13, 1884

    Hot Dog

    An early use of the term hot dog in reference to sausage-meat

    Evansville, Indiana, U.S.
    Saturday Sep 13, 1884

    An early use of the term hot dog in reference to sausage-meat appears in the Evansville (Indiana) Daily Courier (September 14, 1884): even the innocent 'wienerworst' man will be barred from dispensing hot dog on the street corner.




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