100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 10 November 1923

10 NOVEMBER 1923

A revolt took place in Bavaria led by Adolf Hitler, leader of the National Socialists, with the support of General Erich Ludendorff. In what became known as the Beer Hall Putsch, 2,000 Nazis marched on the city centre of Munich but were stopped by the local police.

At the final meeting of the Imperial Economic Conference a resolution was carried emphasising the need for the speedy establishment of an efficient wireless service, and urging the Governments of the Empire to act at once to remove causes of delay, while providing “safeguards against the the subordination of public to private interests”.