The daily diary entries from Ruth Catherine McKenzie McCoy. Her daughter, author Fran Baker, has included photos, historic notes and "old-time" recipes following the entries. Readers are welcome to comment.
Monday, April 4, 2011
Tuesday, April 4, 1933
Aunt Katie, Uncle Laten and Helen were over this evening. Helen curled my hair.
The USS Akron (ZRS-4), a helium-filled
airship designed for military reconnaissance and
use as a flying aircraft carrier, crashed off the coast of
New Jersey on April 4, 1933, killing all 73 members of its crew.