Thursday October 29, 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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Went to Health section. Lahin Chairman – heard Dr. Earp, also review of “American Chamber of Horrors” by Ruby Sides and McKay on “Sex Education” – Very Good- General Meeting in the afternoon with Dr. Dearing from Indiana, as main speaker.  Fooled around and talked until late.   Janice Belle stayed with us.   We got a room right next to the Gov – and do we hear things!

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

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The Battle of Seseña was fought, resulting in Nationalist victory.

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The Iraqi coup d’état occurred.

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The Literary Digest published the final returns in its presidential election poll, projecting Alf Landon to beat President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Landon was forecast to carry 32 states worth 370 electoral votes, 104 more than required for election. The Literary Digest poll had correctly predicted the winner of every presidential election since 1920.

In Rome, the destruction of the Spina of Borgo began to make way for the Via della Conciliazione.

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The Uptown Theater opened in Washington, D.C.




Chicago Daily Tribune October 29, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune October 29, 1936

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