Friday, July 6th, 2012 by Mike McKay
Posted in 101 Gold's Posts
The year was 1932, in the depths of the Great Depression, and in one day, the price one tiny item went up by and huge percentage. And why was John Walker making law enforcement headlines on this day in 1905? Read on –
1905–John Walker’s fingerprints were the first ones to be exchanged by police officials in Europe and America. Law enforcement units in London and St. Louis, MO completed the exchange.
1932 U.S. Postage rates went from two cents to three cents for first-class mail. It doesn’t sound like much but it was a 50% increase!
1964: It was the royal premier of a new film at the London Pavilion. It was –