Thursday, October 06, 2011

Today -100: October 6, 1911: Of empires and potatoes


“It is reported to be the ambition of King Victor Emmanuel to extend his African possessions and attract there Italian emigration so as to make a vast Italian empire and resurrect for his house the title of the ancient Roman Emperors.”

Headline of the Day -100: “Mayor Buys More Potatoes.”

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