(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)
Shopped all afternoon – got up late. Pauline came so did Gene to buy presents. I got Alyce Claire’s for him. Pauline decided to spend the night. I got Mary Jo’s and Dad’s gifts. We to see “Nevada” -(young people’s benefit)
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
In the news – How the world’s weather might be changing?
Dessie, Ethiopia was heavily bombarded again. International Red Cross representatives sent a formal protest of the bombings to the League of Nations.
Mussolini defiantly told his parliament that sanctions would not deter Italy from its path and that only “full recognition of our rights and the safeguarding of our East African interests” could solve the crisis. (sounds like Putin today)
Japan publicly demanded absolute naval parity with the United States and Great Britain.
Popeye makes Spinach music.