Friday, January 20, 2012

Today -100: January 20, 1912: Of recognition, arguing Cubans, and cars

The new republican government of China asks the world powers to recognize it.

Headline of the Day -100: “Cubans May Come to Argue with Taft.” Members of the Cuban Veterans’ Committee. The NYT claims that the commercial classes of Cuba want annexation by the US.

Theodore Roosevelt – this is of course front-page news – now drives a car. But he prefers horses.

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