Sunday December 27, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by 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 Battle of Lopera began.

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United Airlines Trip 34: A United Air Lines Boeing 247 crashed into a hill south of Newhall, California during rainy weather, killing all 12 aboard.




The Spanish government decided to hold the Palos despite a German threat of reprisals.

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Mahatma Gandhi emerged from two years of silence to make a political speech. He cryptically said, “Show me the way and I am prepared to return to gaol. I am prepared to be hanged. If you do all I want you to do, the Viceroy will say: ‘I am wrong – I thought you people were terrorists, and if you like we Britishers will return by the next steamer.’ We would then say to Lord Linlithgow and the British: ‘India is big enough to hold you and more like you.’ That is my Swaraj.” Gandhi denied that his speech indicated that he was returning to public life.

Chicago Sunday  Tribune December 27, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune December 27, 1936

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