Tuesday September 24, 1935

(This is entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)

Mrs. Grady came back Saturday but today was the first lunch we ate there!  We discussed the fertility of teaching in general and of teaching English in particular! Would that I had the Spanish!  Attended to the money order matter at the P.O. Hope they can trace down that $10!  (note that $10 in 1935 is the same as $173.95 today)

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


Joe Louis established himself as the number one challenger for boxing’s world heavyweight title by knocking out Max Baer in the fourth round of a bout at Yankee Stadium in New York.

The five-power committee drafted a report admitting its efforts at mediation in the Abyssinia Crisis had failed and turned the matter back over to the League.

A typhoon sent waves as high as 30  meters wavesto  Beppu Japan .




A new 30-seat flying boat from the U.K.  is given the OK by the U.S. to carry passengers up to 3000 miles  .

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Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 24, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 24, 1935




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