Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Tuesday January 7, 1936

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


Snow covered the ground. Letter from Ty-Ty and Dit in Silver City and one from Pauline R in Dexter.   Finished making out Final Exam Questions.  Forgot to say that I saw Ms. Tomlimson Ford yesterday at Ms. Grady’s.  She is leaving son for California. She looks sweet, fragile and bewildered

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

It’s the beginning of the North American Cold Wave.

Coat of arms or logoThe Spanish Cortes Generales was dissolved and new elections called for February.

Iran became the first Muslim country to ban the wearing of veils in public.  In the years prior to the 1979 Revolution, Iran celebrated January 7 as Women’s Day to mark this event

New York Giants owner Charles Abraham Stoneham passed away.   He was also the center of numerous corruption scandals and the instigator of the “Soccer Wars” which destroyed theAmerican Soccer League.


Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 7, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 7, 1936