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Wednesday September 26, 1934

No Post today.   She has her dream job of teaching in Roswell and playing the organ at work but is still caught up in the rush of her summer romance.  Still to come – why she almost went mad on Halloween!

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

The RMS Queen Mary was launched into Glasgow‘s River Clyde in the presence of King George V and the ship’s namesake, Queen consort Mary of Teck. It was the largest ship in the world at the time.

Afghanistan was admitted to the League of Nations.

Popeye is dreaming

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 26, 1934
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 26, 1934


Tuesday September 25, 1934

No Post today: But good news.  The America’s Cup stays in the U.S:

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 25. — The America’s Cup will remain in the United States. The most bitterly contested series of races for the famous old yachting trophy ended today when Rainbow, the defender, boiled over the finish line fifty-five seconds ahead of Endeavour.

Here is what else was happening 80-years-ago.

Hugh S. Johnson resigned as head of the National Recovery Administration.

King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy announced an amnesty for all Italians imprisoned for two years or less, in celebration of the birth of Princess Maria.

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 25, 1934
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 25, 1934