Date for P.T.A. Program with Christmas Play set for Monday night! Assembly performance on Friday week at one o’clock! Checked on my account and discovered I have $27 – beside my dividend for $27* from the First National in Gallup – Lucky Me! Wrote letters at night.
*$27 in 1934 is = to $476.69 today!
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
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On December 11, 1934, William Griffith Wilson, known as Bill W., took his last drink of . He didn’t know it at the moment, nor did he know he was about to start a new chapter in his life, and the lives of thousands of Americans. He and a physician went on to create Alcoholic’s Anonymous. Read the article from The Saturday Evening Post here.
A fire breaks out in the Kern Hotel in Michigan killing 32 people including 7 state senators, 44 others are injured. Blizzards were creating havoc on the East coast and there was mystery in the Galapagos, a movie coming soon on the saga.