Sunday, July 13, 2014
Supreme Court Justice Horace Harmon Lurton dies. There’s some talk of Wilson picking Taft to replace him, which isn’t entirely ridiculous, although (spoiler alert) it won’t happen: Lurton himself was a Democrat nominated by a Republican president, Taft.
July 12 comes off in Northern Ireland without the usual brawling, presumably because everyone’s armed this year.
British suffragette militants have set fire to a railway station near Leicester and attempted to blow up the Church of St John the Evangelist (there’s more than one way to evangelize, I guess).
Sylvia Pankhurst, working in the East End of London, advocates “no vote, no rent.”
Olive Walker, a Dundee suffragette, throws a small rubber ball into the royal carriage in Edinburgh, with a message about forcible feeding attached to it. It lands in Queen Mary’s lap.
Women in Kansas are failing to register to vote, and no one knows why.
A black woman is lynched in Elloree, South Carolina. She had killed a 12-year-old girl.