Daily Archives: October 9, 2015

Tuesday October 8, 1935

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

Wrote application to Flagstaff – Velma came and visited while Pete went to Scout meeting. Alyce Claire and I have been invited to serve at the A.A.U.W. Tea Saturday!  Still no word from home or Santa Fe.

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

Mussolini forbade anyone from bringing more than 2,000 lire into Italy at a time. Tourists had been changing their money for Italian currency in adjoining countries at a considerable discount.

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Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee was elected leader of the Labour Party.

Nuclear Pathways.org a National Science Digital Library ProjectThe British War Office rejects Leo Szilard’s offer to turn over to them his patents of nuclear energy for free, an offer made to bring them under British secrecy laws.


Old Radio

Band leader Ozzie Nelson and the singer Harriet Hilliard were married.

Chicago Daily Tribune October 8, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune October 8, 1935