Category Archives: Pre CDC Acquienscence

1881 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Frank Fox

November 1881, New Castle County, DE Frank Fox, 4 Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) A Boy Killed by a Bulldog [Special dispatch to the Baltimore Sun] Wilmington, Del., Nov 13 — Frank Fox, a four-year old son of … Continue reading

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1844 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: John Dubernard

Local Matters The Sun Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland November 15, 1844 Local Matters. Dead. — We regret to state that the apprehensions expressed by the physicians on Wednesday evening, have proved to be true, and Mr. John A. Dubernard, who was … Continue reading

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1909: No Place for Bulldogs in a City – New York Times

Topics of the Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City New York Times December 14, 1909 Topics of The Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City Hardly a month passes that the papers do not have to record … Continue reading

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1892 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Herman Kronkaw

June 1892, Cook County, IL Herman Kronkaw, 2 Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map Terrible Attack by a Dog on an Infant Little Herman Kronkaw the 2-year old son pf Charles Kronkaw, a car coupler on … Continue reading

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1911 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – John Doe Yearwood

May 1911, Jefferson County, IL John Doe Yearwood, 4 Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map BULLDOG INJURES BOY Mount Vernon, Ill. May 8 — A savage bulldog attacked the 4-year old son of Robert Yearwood and … Continue reading

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1919 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – John Doe

August 1919, Warren County, MS John Doe, Adult Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map Cayton’s Weekly August 02, 1919. Vol. IV No. 8 Library of Congress The Passing Throng Saw it in the Times: Damn Lie … Continue reading

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1885 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Baby Doe Beining

July 1885, Lehigh County, PA Baby Doe Beining (Last name also spelled Haening), < 1 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map A ferocious bull-dog attacked the three-months-old child of Mrs. Beining, of Allentown, Pa., Tuesday last, biting … Continue reading

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1891 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Don Shorb

April 1891, Los Angeles County, CA Don Shorb, 7 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map The Record Union April 11, 1891 Library of Congress Fatally Bitten by a Bulldog Los Angeles, April 10 – Don Shorb, 7-year … Continue reading

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