Thursday, November 03, 2011

Today -100: November 3, 1911: O Canada

Speaker of the House Champ Clark says “Nine-tenths of the people of this country favor the annexation of Canada, and I don’t care who hears me say it.” He seems to be planning to run for president in 1912 on this platform.

Francisco Madero is elected to fill out the remainder of former dictator Díaz’s presidential term.

The Portugese republic orders monarchists to return or have their properties seized.

Mrs. Roselyn Monze of Nowata, Oklahoma is granted a divorce on the sole ground that her husband is an infidel.

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