May 5th Edith + May went to the “movies” had a good time. same old programme went to bed after midnight
On this day in history: May 5, 1927 (Thursday)
- French aviators Pierre de Saint-Roman and Herve Mouneyres took off from Saint-Louis, Senegal to make a transatlantic flight from Africa to South America. The pair never arrived. Wreckage of an airplane believed to be theirs washed ashore in Brazil on July 16, and a year later, a message in a bottle, possibly written by Saint-Roman, was found, suggesting that the plane had ditched in the ocean.
- To The Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf, was first published.
- Germany’s Nazi Party, the National Socialists, was banned by police from activities in Berlin’s metropolitan area. Soon after, Joseph Goebbels was banned from speaking anywhere in Prussia.
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