Friday, November 25, 2011

Today -100: November 25, 1911: Of non-lynchings, aerial warfare, and duels

In Spring Hill, Kansas, a black man accused of attacking a 14-year-old white girl is saved from lynching by her father, who says that the law should be allowed to take its course.

The Chinese revolutionaries are said to be purchasing 13 airships in the US for their attack on Peking.

Another duel in France over Marie Curie’s alleged sex life, this time between a writer in Gil Blas and an anti-Semitic editor.

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