Thursday January 9, 1936

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

Sent in the 2nd installment of insurance ($30.00) today – Only one more payment for this year!  This time next week the exams will be under way!  I wrote a letter to Carsey tonight – just a card – to see if it gets a rise out of him.   I am not so sure when I’ll get up the nerve to send it!

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

Ruins of the church in Tuquerres

An earthquake centred in Túquerres, Colombia killed 250 people.

The Democratic National Committee endorsed U.S. President Democratic Party logoFranklin D. Roosevelt for re-election in 1936

The German liner Admiral Graf Spee is put Into service

Guns sale motives are being questioned.

Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 9, 1936 pg 18
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 9, 1936 pg 18


Construction continues on the Golden Gate Bridge




Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 9, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 9, 1936


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