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Wednesday September 23, 1936

diary 2The 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

The League of Nations Assembly voted 39-4 to allow Ethiopia to keep its seat, meaning that Haile Selassie‘s government continued to be recognized by the League as the legitimate authority of the country and not Italy. The dissenting votes were cast by Hungary, Austria, Albania and Ecuador.

Coffin of Tomomitsu Taminato

The Taminato incident occurred in the Shanghai International Settlement when gunmen shot and killed a Japanese sailor and wounded two others. That night, more than 2,000 Japanese troops occupied the Hongkou District under martial law to search for the men

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Captain R. D. Parker, age 90, plays the drum at the final parade of the GAR in Washington, D.C
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 23, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 23, 1936