Sunday, May 08, 2022

Today -100: May 8, 1922: Of kidnappings, and sudans

A British war veteran, Alec Robertson, accuses US Sen. Charles Culberson (D-Texas) of hiring the Burns Detective Agency to kidnap him after he tried to woo Mary, the senator’s daughter. Two private dicks pretended to be real cops, threatened him with arrest and tried to hustle him out of the country.

Newly independent Egypt decides it owns the Sudan. Britain disagrees.

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