Dixey Bull had the honor – if such it may be called – of being the first pirate to raid shipping and trading stations on the New England Coast. Dixey Bull was trading in Penobscot Bay in 1632, some Frenchmen are said to have seized his property so that he was forced to be desperate and secured a company of helpers to go against the French. But the French knew enough to keep out of his way, and finding that he became more in need of supplies, he raided small vessels and trading stations nearby. England Coast, Dixey Bull, Penobscot Bays, Raid Small, Stations Nearby, Raid Ships, French Knew, Things Dixey, Small Vessel
Gas Stations used to be called service stations ... they would rush to your car, check the water and oil, put air in your tires, wash your windows, and pump your gas.
Yes, I remember these gas stations! The "Attendants" would rush out to your car and while they were filling your tank, they would check your oil and wash your windows, ALL of them! Part of what put the "good" in "The Good Old Days".
Frederick Fritz Pollard Frederick Douglass "Fritz" Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African American head coach in the National Football League (NFL). Pollard along with Bobby Marshall were the first two African American players in the NFL in 1920.