Jarrow March: 200 Hunger marchers in Jarrow began their march to London. They carried a petition with 11,572 signatures asking for government help. The marchers hoped to draw attention to the 68 percent unemployment rate in the town
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.
Band concert at night was good! jerome Zeiller and Robl (Somebody) played solos on sax and baritone respectively – Very Good! Sat by Charlotte St. J. and Mrs. Garrett on one side and Mrs. Hendricks and Esther on the other. Lee played accompaniments for the solos.
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today
Get your hotdogs! At the stand on West St, Manhattan, NY.
France countered Germany’s peace proposal with its own plan, which included the creation of an international army working through the League of Nations.
The Soviet Union and Mongolia signed a treaty of mutual assistance to counter Japan’s growing power in the Far East.