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Wednesday May 13, 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.

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

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Prime Minister of Spain

Santiago Casares Quiroga became Prime Minister of Spain.

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Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg


Austrian Vice-Chancellor Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg sent Mussolini a telegram congratulating him on his conquest of Ethiopia. The Austrian foreign office was flooded with diplomatic protests from other countries that same day.

Lucky Luciano

The pandering trial of Charles Lucky Luciano begin

The Arab Supreme Council sets a deadline on restrictions for Jews.

Chicago Daily Tribune May 13, 1936 pg 18
Chicago Daily Tribune May 13, 1936 pg 18



Crowds turn up at Circular Quay in Sydney to farewell the 1936 Olympic team who were sailing to the Berlin Games on the RMS Mongolia s.

Chicago Daily Tribune May 13, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune May 13, 1936