100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 15 September 1923


The Spanish Government resigned following the backing of King Alfonso XIII for the coup led by military leaders. General Prima de Rivera became the country’s new leader and the entirety of Spain was placed under martial law.

Free traders announced their concern following the decision of the Council of the Bradford Chamber of Commerce to apply for protection for the wool trade under the Safeguarding of Industries Act.