Sunday, November 24, 2013

Today -100: November 24, 1913: Of POWs, rubber horrors, and horse’s heads


Bulgaria claims that Greece is refusing to release prisoners of war from the Balkan Wars.

Headline of the Day -100: “Rubber Horrors Stir British Press.” The treatment of workers on rubber plantations in Brazil.

How They Died 100 Years Ago: Headline: “DIES OF FRIGHT IN AUTO.; Car Hits Wagon and Horse's Head Brushes Mrs. Walker's Face.” Just 34, too.

US Army Chief of Staff Major Gen. Leonard Wood falls off his horse.


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