Daily Archives: September 13, 2015

Friday September 13, 1935

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

No Post today:
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:’

Howard Hughes sets a record.

Hughes H-1 Racer photo D Ramey Logan.jpg

The Hughes H-1 is a racing aircraft built by Hughes Aircraft in 1935. It set a world airspeed record and a transcontinental speed record across the United States. The H-1 Racer was the last aircraft built by a private individual to set the world speed record; most aircraft to hold the honor since have been military designs.

Haile Selassie made a plea for peace in a radio address transmitted around the world.

The Nuremberg Laws were  enacted by Germany ,  marking a major step in clarifying racial policy and removing Jewish influences from Aryan society.

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept. 13, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept. 13, 1935