1891: Alexander Arthur was discharged as president of the American Association.
1899: The Barrel House Saloon burned down. It had a saloon in front with a bowling alley in back and pool and billiard rooms upstairs. (Located in Middlesboro at the east end of the bridge on Ashbury.)
1901: Charles H. Waring died in Middlesbrough, England. He was the head of the engineers that laid out Middlesboro and was in charge of the Beltline railroad.
1916: The official opening of the Middlesboro Post Office on 20th Street.
1921: Smallpox epidemic in Bell County with over 60 cases already reported.
1947: Two Bell County boys, Jack Smith and Don Bunch, signed pro contracts with the St. Louis Browns.
1952: The Bell County Christian Association organized with the purpose of voting the county dry.