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
Eleanor Holm’s teammates arranged a petition asking American Olympic Committee Chairman Avery Brundage to reinstate her. German officials told Brundage, “she has been punished enough and discipline is bound to prevail after this public warning.”
The heat returns in the Midwest. It is the hottest day in Nebraska history with 42 cities hitting all-time record highs. The hottest temperature recorded in Minden, Ne at 118 degrees.
The Battle of Guadarrama was fought, resulting in Republican victory.
A speaking clock service was introduced in the United Kingdom.
The French right-wing press led by L’Écho de Paris attacked France’s policy of support for the Spanish Republic, arguing it would could lead France into open conflict with Germany and Italy.
Popeye gets movin’