Daily Archives: April 20, 2016

Monday April 20, 1936

diary 2

The 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.

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

Cultist Frank Buchman is on the cover of this weeks Time Magazine

A 131 foot snake is reportedly found in Brazil.

Chicago Daily Tribune April 20,1936
Chicago Daily Tribune April 20,1936 pg 2
Generaloberst Werner von Blomberg in 1934
Generaloberst Werner von Blomberg

Before a military parade celebrating Hitler’s 47th birthday, General Werner von Blomberg was promoted to the rank of Generalfeldmarschall.

Emden in China, 1931

The German cruiser Emden began a controversial 10-day goodwill visit to the city of Baltimore, Maryland, sponsored by local German-American groups. Over 2,000 people marched to protest the cruiser’s arrival, but thousands of other Baltimoreans would wait for hours to take tours of the ship during its stay.


Ellison “Tarzan” Brown won the Boston Marathon

Chicago Daily Tribune April 20, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune April 20, 1936