Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

Tuesday August 20, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)

Wrote to Mrs. Ruiz. Practiced.  dad decides to go to Long Beach and Jaime offers to pay for his way! After all!!

Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:

The B-17  prototype Boeing Model 299, being taken out  at Boeing Field in Wright Field, Ohio for a test flight.

José María Velasco Ibarra.jpg

The military of Ecuador announced that it had arrested President José María Velasco Ibarra for attempting to proclaim a dictatorship.  Antonio Pons was appointed Ibarra’s successor.

A tunnel collapsed at an S-Bahn construction site at the Brandenburg Gate, killing 19 workers.

Scientists at the University of California announced the isolation of Vitamin E




The El Paso Herald Aug 20, 1935
The El Paso Herald Aug 20, 1935