Monday, December 28, 2009

Today -100: December 28, 1909: Of recognition


Correction: the former Nicaraguan finance minister was not arrested; he actually managed to escape.

Rear Admiral Kimball, commander of the American warships docked in Nicaragua, met with President Madriz, but without recognizing him as president.

Meetings of striking shirtwaist makers voted down the agreement their leaders negotiated with the manufacturers, because it did not offer proper recognition of their union.

In another exciting post-Christmas news day, there is a front page headline about Andrew Carnegie falling on some ice.

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