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Tuesday March 2, 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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British Parliament endorsed the government’s rearmament program by a vote of 243 to 134. Italy replied by ordering every male in the country between 18 and 55 to be fit for “integral militarization”.

Cecilia Colledge 1937.jpgCecilia Colledge of the United Kingdom won the ladies’ competition of the World Figure Skating Championships in London.

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Lázaro Cárdenas

Mexican President Lázaro Cárdenas announced that the government would take over control of the country’s oil resources


Howard Hughes is honored, as the worlds most outstanding aviator,  by  President Roosevelt in the Oval Office

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Howard Hughes accepting the Harmon Trophy,
Chicago Daily Tribune March 2, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 2, 1937