Saturday the twenty third
A pleasant day + Audrea + her mother went to take her violin lesson. Got back at noon + Edith did some cooking + when Clarence came they attempted to go out to do some shopping but Mrs Bennet intercepted them + it was late when they got away. So everything else was late + hurried. I wish people who had nothing to do themselves would let those who had do it. A late dinner + late to bed after reading aloud went to bed
On this day in history: April 23, 1927 (Saturday)
- Twenty-one workers were burned to death and more than one hundred were injured in an explosion and fire that destroyed the auto body plant of Briggs Manufacturing Company in Detroit. A subsequent investigation concluded that the blast had been caused by a spark that ignited nitrocellulose fumes in the process of lacquering car bodies.
- Cardiff City won the FA Cup after beating Arsenal 1–0 at Wembley Stadium before a crowd of 91,206. The winning goal was scored accidentally when Arsenal’s goalie knocked the ball into the net while trying to gather it in. The 52nd championship game was the first FA Cup final to be broadcast on the radio, and the only one to be won by a non-English team.
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