Thursday the thirty first
A pleasant day. Nothing new. feel wretched. Amozelle came in + is coming in tomorrow again to get some things we wish to give away. the same old programme. Read + went to bed. Had the rug in living room beaten.
NOTES + EXPLANATIONS
On this day in history: March 31, 1927 (Thursday)
At midnight, members of the United Mine Workers of America began a strike of American bituminous coal mines after the expiration of their 1924 contract with union mines, with 200,000 miners across the United States walking off of their jobs. Coal mining continued with strikebreakers, and the strike came to an end on July 18, 1928.
Vladimir K. Zworykin received British Patent No. 255,057 for an all cathode ray television system. U.S. Patent No. 1,691,324 was issued on November 13, 1928.
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