Monday, October 14, 2013

Today -100: October 14, 1913: Of raids, warships, and prohibition


Police raid a suffrage meeting to arrest Sylvia Pankhurst, who is rescued by her East End followers. East Enders don’t fuck around, yo.

Secretary of State Bryan asks Huerta not to kill those arrested deputies, please.

Germany thinks about the Mexican coup and decides that what the situation really requires is the presence of a German warship.

The Arkansas Supreme Court allows a prohibition bill to take effect in January. Liquor licenses may only be granted in any community if there is a petition signed by the majority of all white adults.

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