(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)
Ate supper with Pete and Velma. Listened to the game with Hobbs – Roswell won 27-7. Later, Velma , Alyce Claire, Evelyn and I played Pitch
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
Pan America’s China Clipper took off from Alameda, California in an attempt to deliver the first airmail cargo across the Pacific Ocean. Although its inaugural flight plan called for the China Clipper to fly over the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge (still under construction at the time), upon take-off the pilot realized the plane would not clear the structure, and was forced to fly narrowly under instead
A decree by Reich Economics Minister Hjalmar Schacht took effect that excluded Jews from membership in Germany’s eight stock exchanges.
About 100 people were killed in a storm around Catanzaro, Italy, mostly by landslides