The 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 Hughes Aircraft H-1 racer was used by millionaire Howard Hughes to set the speed record from Los Angeles to New York
A prison riot broke out near Guelph, Canada. Inmates started fires and fought police for ten hours until order was restored. An estimated $250,000 in damage was done and it was feared that 200 of the prison’s 700 inmates had escaped.
The Soviet Union sent Britain a note on the Spanish Civil War explaining that the Soviet government, although it “presently does not practice the dispatchment of volunteer detachments, does not consider it expedient to adopt unilateral prohibitive measures.”
It’s the first day in a week that rain has not fallen in the Midwest. The Ohio River is already past flood stage and is expected to crest Sunday.