6 days History Through Our Eyes: March 16, 1936, a goshawk in N.D.G. MG -Local
Meet E.D. Armour of N.D.G. and the goshawk that crashed into his bedroom window on Melrose Ave. 83 years ago. The incident, which seems to have left both parties stunned, was a front-page photo on March 16, 1936. This photo, taken by an unnamed photographer, appeared at the top of the page under the headline “Surprise Visitor Is Battling Bird.” The “battling bird” was indeed a formidable specimen. It was described in the caption as an “Eastern goshawk,” and its dramatic arrival at the Armour home at 4140 Melrose did not kill it. “The bird, still alive, is being kept ... more