Friday November 27, 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

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The Spanish Republic invoked Article XI of the Covenant of the League of Nations in which any member of the League affected by war or threat of war could request a meeting of the Council.

The British Cabinet rejected Edward’s proposal for a morganatic marriage.

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President Roosevelt visited Rio de Janeiro. He made a speech in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in which he called on all republics of the Americas to work together so “conflict will be banished from this part of the world

Ira Hanford is sitting on Piccolo after winning the Thanksgiving Handicap at the Bowie Race Course.  The 18 year-old Hanford made history earlier that year by becoming the first apprentice jockey to ever win the Kentucky Derby.



Chicago Daily Tribune November 27, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune November 27, 1936

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