Daily Archives: August 20, 2016

Thursday August 20, 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:

Moscow Trials: The first of the three show trials known as the Trial of the Sixteen began in the Soviet Union.

The Republicans launched the Córdoba offensive.



The Battle of Irún began.




School lunch program
Chicago Daily Tribune August 20, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune August 20, 1936