Daily Archives: May 20, 2017

Wednesday May 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.

No Post today.


Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today

Image result for may 19, 1937 der angriff

The press in Nazi Germany demanded that the Vatican publicly repudiate the Archbishop of Chicago George Mundelein for his remarks. “The cardinal insulted not only the head of the German state and its ministers but the entire German nation”, an editorial in Der Angriff stated. “We make the Catholic church responsible if the speech evokes a new wave of anti-German agitation, and we ask the Vatican if it intends to tolerate this speech without protest.”

Image result for may 19, 1937 emanuel elena budapest

King Victor Emmanuel III and Queen Elena of Italy made an official visit to Budapest.

Image result for may 19, 1937 giants cardinals

Angry about being called for a balk during the sixth inning of a game against the New York Giants, Dizzy Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals began throwing at Giants batters in the top of the ninth. When Dean went to cover first base on a bunt by Jimmy Ripple, the two got into a fistfight that started a bench-clearing brawl

Image result for may 19, 1937
Italy celebrates birth of Empire: Musselini, King Victor Emmanuel
Image result for may 19, 1937 tribune
Chicago Daily Tribune May 19 1937