Daily Archives: January 19, 2017

Tuesday January 19, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by 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.



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set a new transcontinental aviation record by flying from Los Angeles to New York in 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds.

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Anthony Eden

British Parliament convened for its first session of the New Year. Anthony Eden gave a speech on the foreign situation saying that the future of the continent lay with Germany, who “has it in her power to influence a choice which will decide not only her fate, but that of Europe. If she chooses co-operation with other nations, full and equal co-operation, there is nobody in this country who will not assist wholeheartedly to remove misunderstandings and to make the way smooth for peace and prosperity.”

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Cy Young
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Tris Speaker
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Nap Lajoie

Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

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Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Memphis made its first tire

A new Popeye the Sailor.

Chicago Daily Tribune January 19, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 19, 1937