100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 27 May 1923

27 MAY 1923

The Turkish and Greek armies agreed at the Lausanne Conference that they would not enter into a conflict with each other.

Violent disorder broke out in Bochum, in French occupied German territory, when rioters stormed shops in the towns. The French military refused to intervene and the local police force, controlled by the French, were also told not to take action. In Dusseldorf, the French authorities executed Schlaegeter after a military trial found him guilty of sabotage.