Daily Archives: August 17, 2016

Monday August 17, 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:

The Battle of the Sierra Guadalupe began.

Maurice Duplessis.jpg
Maurice Duplessis

A general election was held in Quebec, Canada. 39 consecutive years in power for the Quebec Liberal Party were ended in favour of the new Union Nationale led by Maurice Duplessis.


Businessman William Clayton is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine.


Ben Foord beat Jack Petersen for the British and Empire heavyweight titles before 24 000 spectators.

Chicago Daily Tribune August 17, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune August 17, 1936