Monday January 6, 1936

(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more)

Cold all day.  The mail is all bills!  Saw ” The Littlest Rebel” with Shirley Temple – with Alyce Claire – not unpacked or rested yet – School about as usual

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

It’s flooding in Los Angeles



Ethiopias ‘ Haile Selassie is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine as Man of the Year


The U.S. Supreme Court decided United States v. Butler, finding the processing taxes of the Agricultural Adjustment Act unconstitutional.

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Admiral Graf Spee in 1936

The German cruiser Admiral Graf Spee entered service.

The Agatha Christie detective novel The A.B.C. Murders was first published.The ABC Murders First Edition Cover 1936.jpg

Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 6, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 6, 1935

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