100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 20 August 1923

20 AUGUST 1923

Austen Chamberlain, speaking at an event in Birmingham on reparations, said that the Entente was hanging on by a thread and warned about the perilious situation.

A disastrous typhoon hit Hong Kong with a heavy loss of life and substantial damage to property.

Nominations for the General Election in Ireland were announced and there were to be contests in all 153 seats with the exception of Dublin University.