Tag Archives: Indy 500

Monday May 31, 1937

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.

Quiet day – Sent Alyce Claire her two dresses she had packed in my bag.  Wrote her, Mary Jo, and the Mex train official in El Paso.  Saw Harry M. Says Roswell is damp but reports have been greatly exaggerated!


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

Admiral Scheer in Gibraltar.jpg

Bombardment of Almería: German warships bombarded the city of Almería in retaliation for the Deutschland incident.

Miliciananos Taro.jpg

The Republicans launched the Segovia Offensive.


Italy and Germany decided to withdraw from the non-intervention cordon around Spain.

The Dionne Quintuplets are on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine.

TIME Magazine Cover: Dionne Quintuplets -- May 31, 1937

Senjuro Hayashi suit.jpg
Senjūrō Hayashi 林 銑十郎

Senjūrō Hayashi resigned as Prime Minister of Japan.

Image result for wilbur shaw indy 500

Wilbur Shaw won the Indianapolis 500.





Chicago Daily Tribune May 31, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 31, 1937