100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 16 February 1924

16 FEBRUARY 1924

It was reported that negotiations had broken down and a strike of the dockers was declared with immediate effect. The hoped for agreement failed, but the two parties agreed to meet at the Ministry of Labour, but the trade unions said that the strike would not be postponed.

The action of the Egyptian officials at Luxor was met with the approval of the Egyptian Cabinet. All, including Howard Carter, are denied admission to the tomb of Tutankhamen.