Tuesday March 24, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more.

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

The clean-up begins after the St. Patricks Day flood











Germany rejected a settlement plan offered by the other four Locarno signatories due to “inequalities”. Hitler said he would offer counterproposals after Sunday’s elections.


The longest game in National Hockey League history was played in Game 1 of a best-of-five semifinal between the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Maroons. After 176 minutes and 30 seconds of play, Detroit’s Mud Bruneteau scored in the sixth period of overtime at 2:25 the next morning to win the game, 1-0.


The RMS Queen Mary ran aground twice at Clydebank, despite the River Clyde having been specially dredged beforehand

Chicago Daily Tribune March 24, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune March 24, 1936

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