100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 23 October 1923

23 OCTOBER 1923

Ronald McNeill, the Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, speaking at Tiverton said that “there is one debt we are not going to write off – the debt owed to us by Germany. We are not going to let Germany off. Sooner or later she will have to pay up”.

A military revolt broke out in Greece, under the leadership of the Royalist General Ioannis Metaxas.

The media reported that telegrams from the Rhineland reported an extension of the Republican movement.