Thursday, July 27, 2017

Today -100: July 27, 1917: Of race riots, women spies, and horsies


3 killed, 2 white, 1 black, in a race riot in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Headline of the Day -100: 


Just a two-sentence story at this point.

Supposedly, Gen. Kornilov punishes an entire division for failing to fight – by executing all of them with artillery. I strongly doubt this is true.

New York’s last horse-drawn streetcar line shuts down. The NYT waxes nostalgic.


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