July 7, 1938
July 7, 2008 | 8:02 am
|| olling Fork, Miss., reports the most unusual story of African Americans joining a lynch mob. The violence inflicted on the victim was especially gruesome. Local Sheriff M.C. Ewing denied knowing anything whatsoever about the matter. |
John N. Crane, 43, an oil well driller, kills his wife, Edith, and tries to commit suicide after leaving the offices of an attorney where they discussed a divorce ... And an American company announces a deal to buy oil from Mexico, which nationalized U.S. and British oil production March 18, 1938.