Daily Archives: April 27, 2016

Monday April 27, 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

Mrs Temple and her daughter Shirley are on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine


An Italian plane dropped leaflets on Addis Ababa threatening to bomb and destroy the city if the advance on the Ethiopian capital met any resistance.

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Hitler appointed Hermann Göring as Commissioner of Raw Materials and Foreign Currencies.

Joseph Bowers made the first escape attempt from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. A tower guard shot him and he fell from a chain link fence to his death.






Chicago Daily Tribune April 27, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune April 27, 1936