March 24, 1927: “heart-breaking”

Thursday the twenty fourth
Cloudy + cold did some washing. feels like snow but I hope it wont. would be heart-breaking. Finished the book. very good.


NOTES + EXPLANATIONS

coming soon…


On this day in history: March 24, 1927 (Thursday)

Nanjing Incident: After six foreigners had been killed in Nanjing and it appeared that Kuomintang troops would overrun the foreign consulates at Nanjing, the American consul, John K. Davis, asked for military intervention. The American destroyers USS Noa and USS Preston, and the British cruiser HMS Emerald, fired shells into the Chinese city to clear the streets, then dispersed the attackers with gunfire.

(source: Wiki)


ORIGINAL DIARY PAGES:

1927.03.23-25 - Annie F Morris diary


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