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Thursday June 11, 1936

diary 2The 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

Alf Landon

The Republican Party unanimously nominated Governor of Kansas Alf Landon as its candidate for president.





The Coppa Italia Final was played for the first time since 1922. Torino defeated Alessandria 5-1.

James Henry Thomas

James Henry Thomas resigned his seat in the British House of Commons over the budget leak scandal.

The London International Surrealist Exhibition opened in England


C.V. Mauldin begins her 36,535 mile trip around the world.  She recorded the trip in her diary which later became three novels.

Chicago Daily Tribune June 11, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune June 11, 1936