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December 5, 2016, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ 381 Ferry Street
Everett, MA 02149
December 8, 2016, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Connolly Center
90 Chelsea Street
Everett, MA 02149
December 8, 2016, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ ECTV Studios, Room 1
Everett, MA 02149
December 26, 2016, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
December 5, 2016, All Day
1907: John A. Steele of Everett and a parolee from the Danvers Asylum shot three labor leaders, fatally wounding one, outside the office of Gov. Curtis Guild. "I meant to shoot the Governor," was all he said.
1915: Cleo O'Donnell coaches last EHS football game a scoreless tie vs Detroit Central at Tiger Stadium.
2007 A tanker truck speeding through a Sweetser Circle yesterday rolled over and spilled a 9,400-gallon river of burning gasoline into a residential neighborhood, flooding streets with flames, torching 21 cars, setting a pair of three-deckers ablaze.
December 6, 2016, All Day
1894: W. T. Gibson, a Seventh-day Adventist was arrested at the instigation of the mayor of Everett, for selling merchandise in his store on Sunday. He appeared in his own defense and pleaded not guilty to the charge of violating the Lord’s Day which he believes is Saturday, not Sunday.
December 7, 2016, All Day
1904: Former Fire Chief Joseph Swan, known as the "Father of the Everett Fire Department", dies of heart trouble at age eighty- four years. His son Joseph T. Swan would also serve as Chief.
December 8, 2016, All Day
1852: 1st Congregational Church dedicated
December 9, 2016, All Day
1929: Two Everett men were killed in an explosion at the plant of Trimount Oil Company in Everett and several others were reported injured.
December 10, 2016, All Day
1907: Former Mayor Charles Bruce swept every ward in his bid to be returned to the Mayor's Office. Despite the inclement weather, 80% of the voters made it to the polls.
December 11, 2016, All Day
1911: Everett voters approve a ballot measure giving permanent fireman one day off in five; while also rejecting the issuance of saloon licenses.
1919: The Everett Board of Trade joins the campaign for a Daylight-Saving law in Massachusetts.
December 12, 2016, All Day
1917: Everett's George McDonald, who played at center and guard on the Lehigh University football elected captain for 1918.
1961: Everett's Clerk of Committees, Peter McCarren, for whom the City Council Chambers is named, passes away at age 93 at the Grover Manor Hospital.
December 13, 2016, All Day
1892: Alonzo Evans elected first Mayor of Everett
1907: The Schooner Thomas W. Lawson sinks of the shores of the Scilly Islands off the SW coast of England on Friday the 13th taking the life of 18 crewmen including First Mate James Libby of Everett. Coincidentally, "Friday the 13th" was the name of a book written by the schooner's namesake, Thomas W. Larson.
December 14, 2016, All Day
1882: Saugus Branch Railroad celebrates opening of new station at the bottom of Prescott Street.
December 15, 2016, All Day
1910: Everett firefighter Obed DeChamp submits a patent for an improved Fire Alarm System.
December 16, 2016, All Day
1945: The USS Portland encounters a violent hurricane while transporting US soldiers back to the States. Despite being reported as "lost at sea", the ship survives with Sgt. Thomas Lanican of Everett on board. Lancian would later return to Europe and prosecute some of the most notable trials in post-War Germany.
December 17, 2016, All Day
1933: Elard Spinnery and Howard Nickerson of Everett survive when their dory makes it to solid land after the Boston haddocker Ellen T. Marshall was consumed by flames 25 miles south of Cape Sable, Nova Scotia.
1954: Thomas C. Lancian of Everett, the US Chief Prosecutor in Germany announced that Irmgard Margarethe Schmidt, 25, an East German was held incommunicado here today, accused of charming top secrets from two American security officials as a Russian spy.
1972: EHS Grad Matthew Bullock, believed to be the first African-American Coach of a predominantly white high school (EHS) and college (UMass), dies at 91 yrs old.
December 18, 2016, All Day
1957: Sumner Whittier appointed Veterans Administrator by President Eisenhower.
1957: Everett’s Jewish Community celebrates Hanukkah and 104 year-old Herschel Bregman of Everett lights the candles as he has been doing for 100 years.
December 19, 2016, All Day
1913: The Harvard Varsity football team elect Charlie Brickley of Everett as its 1914 captain.
1947:Fire destroys the Everett Lodge of Elks
December 20, 2016, All Day
1880: Trains begin service to Boston from new depot at Main Street and Broadway
December 21, 2016, All Day
1934: Herbert P. Wasgatt an American shoe manufacturer and politician who served as the eleventh Mayor of Everett, Massachusetts and was a member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council dies.
December 22, 2016, All Day
1892: The Ferry Street car barn of the West End Street Railway is destroyed by fire resulting in four deaths.
1944:Everett's George Martin loses TKO to Sugar Ray Robinson.
December 23, 2016, All Day
1903: The Osborne Press of Everett publishes a reprint of Edward Fizgerald's Rubaiyat. Just 50 numbered and signed copies were printed.
December 24, 2016, All Day
1737: General Court separates Malden into two parishes, North Parish and South Parish (now Everett)
1897: The Ferry Street car barn of the West End Street Railway is destroyed by fire resulting in the destruction of 90 electric rail cars.
December 25, 2016, All Day
1909: Two people die when a dyke in Everett breaks causing a tidal wave down the Lynde during the Christmas Storm of 1909.
December 26, 2016, All Day
2000: Entertainer and Everett-born Myles O'Malley aka "The Tin Whistle King" dies.
December 27, 2016, All Day
1737: The General Court passes an act setting of South Malden (Everett) as a separate parish.
1965: Fire destroys a block of stores on Norwood Street; inluding Everett Music and the Prince Market.
December 28, 2016, All Day
1966: A Boston Maine one-car Diesel passenger train struck a fuel truck on the Second Street crossing killing 12 persons.
December 29, 2016, All Day
1870: Town Meeting votes to build a "lock-up" jail in Everett.
December 30, 2016, All Day
1856: Future Everett Mayor, Mass Attorney General and US Attorney Thomas J. Boynton is born in Westfield, VT.
December 31, 2016, All Day
1917: Temperatures in Everett averaged 6 below zero as a record setting cold wave hit New England.