100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 11 June 1923

11 JUNE 1923

The death of Princess Helena of the United Kingdom was confirmed. She was the daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and had been born in May 1846.

A coup d’etat took place in Bulgaria with the armed forces overthrowing the democratically elected Government.

David Lloyd George, the former Prime Minister, said that the real trouble of the world was the enthroning of force above right. He said that until there was a new temper in the world, he despaired at civilisation.