100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 20 February 1923

20 FEBRUARY 1923

The joint motion from the Independent and the National Liberals in the House of Commons on the intervention of the League of Nations on the question of the Ruhr and the payment of reparations was defeated by 305 votes to 196.

Fighting between Poles and Lithuanians was reported following the announcement made by the League of Nations that Poland should occupy the neutral zone up to the demarcation line.