Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

Sunday May 10, 1936

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.

diary 2Heard Roswell Choral Club in recital of Sacred Numbers! Excellent!  I sat with Mr. Martens – Went to Lee’s (Hendrick) Hamburger stand for good hamburgers and cherry Root Beer! Trains scheduled changed.

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

Joe DiMaggio hits his first  MLB HR

Adolph Hitler brings the Olympic Torch back to the games lighting it today for the summer games in August

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Haile Selassie gave a written statement to journalists explaining that he and his family fled Ethiopia because their death or imprisonment would not have served the interests of the people. “Upon consulting our nobles, it was agreed that we could best serve the interests of our people by going abroad so that we might freely pursue our efforts to safeguard the independence of Ethiopia”, the statement read.

Manuel Azaña became the new President of Spain.




Achille Varzi of Italy won the Tripoli Grand Prix.



Chicago Sunday Tribune May 10, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune May 10, 1936