Thursday, August 18, 2022

Today -100: August 18, 1922: Of cheap professors and pashas

Northwestern University will no longer hire unmarried professors because it pays so little – $35-40 a week, which is the equivalent of some (but not a lot) money – that they can’t afford to maintain a family in expensive Evanston.

Enver Pasha, one of Turkey’s leaders during the Great War and one of the architects of the Armenian Genocide, is killed by the Red Army in Tajikistan.

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