The Sultan of Morocco announces the emancipation of the Jews for the third time, to no effect. Similar proclamations had been made by his father in 1864 and by himself in 1873.
The local officials are unwilling to enforce Jewish rights, and the local citizenry reacts with outbursts of violence and murder against the Jews if they are seen to be "moving beyond their place."
The millennia-old Moroccan Jewish community would eventually have to flee their country for safety after the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 sparks more extreme violence against them. Most moving to France and to Israel.
In the bitter fighting at Gallipoli Private M. Groushkousky of the Zion Mule Corps exposed himself fearlessly to Turkish fire while preventing a number of mules from stampeding during an attack. He had been shot through both arms, but kept hold of his...