This Date in History

June 21, 1922: It was reported that Marvin Harding, age 9, of 610 Quincy street northwest, and John Scott, 6 years old, pupils at the Park View school, might suffer the loss of their sight as a result of an explosion of a one-pound artillery shell. The explosion was caused by the boys hitting the shell with a horseshoe. The injured boys were taken to the Episcopal Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.

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