(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more)
Party for home room at 7 P.M. in art room. Had games until after 8:30 – Went to room – had tree, and refreshments of sandwiches, candy – ice cream never came – took down decorations- Homeby 10:15 P.M.
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
British scientist Michael Perrin and his team at Imperial Chemical Industries were able to successfully reproduce a substance created by accident two years earlier. The new substance was named polyethylene.
The Douglas DC-3, aka: the Giant Sleeper Plane, is taken for a test ride.
The first worker to die during the dam’s construction was J.G. Tierny on December 20, 1922. The last person to die there was J.G. Tierny’s son, who died on December 20, 1935.
Christmas decorations at London’s Paddington Station featuring a well-placed advertisement