Daily Archives: February 26, 2016

Wednesday February 26, 1936

diary 2The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more.


School as usual – Went to Martens in the afternoon and to Burdettes for waffles.  Dad went over to Mr. Pends to settle about the lot.   We talked quite a bit about the church, My work, Ty-Ty, Jaime and many other things

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


The 2-26 Incident was an attempted coup d’état in Japan. It was organized by a group of young Imperial Japanese Army officers with the goal of purging the government and military leadership of their factional rivals and ideological opponents.

In Saxony, Hitler opened the first Volkswagen production plant







The Got Milk campaign gets a boost with a new neon sign outside the Detroit Creamery Co.




Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 26, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 26, 1936