Daily Archives: August 3, 2016

Monday August 3, 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

No post today.

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

Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash in front of Adolph Hitler. This was  his first gold medal of the Berlin Olympics, and he equaled the world record of 10.3 seconds

Jesse Owens breaks the 100m tape to win the first of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics.

U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull said at a press conference that the government would do all it could to evacuate Americans still in Spain who wanted to leave, but warned that conditions may develop which would make it no longer possible for American ships to reach them

Robert A. Taft is on the cover of this weeks Time Magazine


The first swordfish ever caught with rod
Chicago Daily Tribune August 3, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune August 3, 1936