History at Home: This Day in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

History at Home: This Day in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As we wander about our modern neighborhood, caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to ignore the long and vibrant history of our community. Let’s remedy that. Every weekend, we’ll take a step back, with the help of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives, and explore what was happening around South Slope over a century ago.

On this day in 1899, a 10th Street man found himself in the very first episode of Cheaters:

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Have an interesting bit of South Slope history to share? Send it toeditor@bklyner.com, and we’ll publish it in our weekly History at Home segment.

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