Daily Archives: January 3, 2016

Friday January 3, 1936

(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more)

Was invited to a party at Wylies so I had and oil shampoo.  Eight tables then – As usual a rousing good time – Bill and Anges brought us home.  Jonathon returned

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


U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt presented the annual State of the Union address to Congress. Read it here. 

The Polish government freed 27,000 prisoners under a general amnesty.

36,400 died in auto accidents in 1935 compared to 32,719 in 2013.

Riffraff1936movie.JPGThe comedy-drama film Riffraff starring Jean Harlow and Spencer Tracy was released.

A new Popeye the Sailor is released.

Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 3, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 3, 1936