Friday, May 28, 2021

Today -100: May 28, 1921: What the well-dressed woman wears

Unionists decisively win the Northern Irish Parliament elections, winning 40 seats out of 52. Sinn Féiners who won include Éamon de Valera, Michael Collins, and Arthur Griffiths, but the party wound up with far fewer seats than expected, in part because the proportional representation voting system disfavored them, so they won’t have the numbers to cripple the parliament through abstention.

Buster Keaton and actress Natalie Talmadge are going to marry.

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