Daily Archives: April 29, 2016

Wednesday April 29, 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.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” was well worth the 40 cents.  Lucy Mae walked back with the Klyngs, Alyce Claire and me.   Didn’t see Harriet.  Bought Ty-Ty a pink dress and hat yesterday.  Seems I owe everyone in town.

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

Austria sent troops to its German border, fearing invasion.

The first professional baseball game in Japan took place. Nagoya defeated Dai Tokyo 8-5.

Detroit Tigers star Hank Greenberg suffered a season-ending wrist fracture in a collision at first base with Jake Powell. Without their best hitter, the Tigers’ hopes of repeating as World Series champions were dashed


The funeral of Egyptian King Faud

Chicago Daily Tribune April 29, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune April 29, 1936