MARSHALL GREEN MEETS SUKARNO - INDONESIA In 1965, the State Department appoints Marshall Green as the new ambassador to Indonesia. He presents his credentials to Sukarno, the country's first president.
FDR THROWS OUT FIRST PITCH AT BASEBALL GAME President Roosevelt opens the game between the Athletics and Senators as he throws the first pitch opening the 1938 American League baseball season. The Senators win the game 12 to 8.
FDR LEADS ARMISTICE DAY CEREMONY President Roosevelt presides over Armistice Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery. Wreaths are laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to honor those who gave their lives in war. General John J. Pershing also pays homage to the shrine.
OREGON & WASHINGTON HIT BY FLOODS The Northwestern states of Oregon and Washington are hit by torrential rains, high winds and massive flooding. In Washougal, Washington floods bring added tragedy when a train is derailed by rising waters killing two men.
DR. HUGO ECKENER ARRIVES IN NEW YORK CITY Zeppelin pioner Dr. Hugo Eckener arrives in New York City on the ocean liner Hansa. He hopes to negotiate with the United States for the purchase of Helium to be used in the new LZ-130 airship now nearing completion.
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