Before social media existed, people got all their new from newspapers and magazine publications. Each town had it’s own tiny newspaper, and would often report on funny things that happened on the day-to-day.
Here are over 15 *MORE* of the most hilarious vintage newspaper headlines and articles – you might just agree that humans haven’t changed all that much!
18 *MORE* of the Funniest, Strangest, and Most Relatable Vintage Headlines
Albany Ledger, Missouri, September 9, 1898
Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona, December 7, 1952
Bismarck Tribune, North Carolina, July 20, 1883
Chicago Tribune, Illinois, August 17, 1948
Hartford Courant, Connecticut, July 3, 1938
Pittsburgh Daily Post, Pennsylvania, June 26, 1910
Poughkeepsie Journal, New York, September 11, 1967
Reno Gazette-Journal, Nevada, October 1, 1958
St. Cloud Times, Minnesota, March 4, 1958St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri, November 17, 1910
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri, September 5, 1908
Statesville Record And Landmark, North Carolina, November 28, 1940
The Alma Enterprise, Kansas, February 23, 1923
The Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio, April 30, 1906
The Clarke County Tribune, Quitman, Mississippi, February 1, 1952
The Cook County Herald, Grand Marais, Minnesota, July 4, 1903
The Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin, January 27, 1936
The San Bernardino County Sun, California, June 13, 1937
The Tumblr Yesterday’s Print posts many vintage headlines – much more than the few featured here. Check ’em out!