Sunday March 29, 1936

diary 2The 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.

No post today

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


99 percent of German voters turned out for parliamentary elections.  Voters were asked whether they approved of the occupation of the Rhineland and a single party list for the new Reichstag.

In a publicity stunt, a handful of voters were packed aboard the airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg, which flew above the Rhineland as those aboard cast their ballots.

Two large squadrons of Italian bombers pounded Harar for two and a half hours, setting the city ablaze. Ethiopian Red Cross and Egyptian Red Crescent hospitals were also bombed despite being clearly marked and set off some distance from the city

The cold returns to the North East.  An ice storm freezes  Alfred, New York
Chicago Sunday Tribune March 29, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune March 29, 1936

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