Daily Archives: June 15, 2016

Monday June 15, 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

Postal carriers set out on their rounds from the James A. Farley post office NY City to deliver the first round of World War 1 “bonus army” checks

A munitions factory explosion near Tallinn, Estonia killed about 40 people.

Twenty thousand flocked to Union Station to inspect the new ultra-modern City of Denver streamlined train.

James R. Angell is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine.


Eugène Tisserant

Giovanni Mercati and Eugène Tisserant were made cardinals by Pope Pius XI.

The Commodity Exchange Act was enacted in the United States.




The Vickers Wellington bomber plane made its first flight

Chicago Daily Tribune June 15, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune June 15, 1936